... MSjayhawk, thanks for your ever informative clarification on things that I find confusing. Can you tell me is there an Mri protocol for Neurologists to follow when evaluating someone for MS? ... (13 replies)
... e of them being an MS specialist who informed me of no change. My concerns are the first neurologist whom I've asked to meet said in his letter regarding my 2014 Mri that there were a couple more spots seen than in my previous MRI, now I'm not entirely sure which Mri he was referring to. ... (14 replies)
... It was at that point that they started to kind of believe that I was in pain. This MRI was never really fully explained to me. All that I really know is that it hurts. ... (5 replies)
... Twitching in random spots all over my body. ... (5 replies)
When I had my first MRI and symptoms 11 years ago, I had about 50 lesions- all on my brain. My only symptoms were numbness and tingling in my hands and fingers.
I have gone for MRIs every 6 months to a year for the past 11 years. I have been on DMDs most of that time.
I now have over 100 lesions all on my brain and really its too many to count accurately. I... (4 replies)
... supratentorial white matter, nonspecific but unexpected in a patient this age." Normally, with MS, the MRI would be more specific, stating the specific number and areas of intensity. Yours does not say this. ... (9 replies)
... Got my MRI results back this morning. They are normal. ... (2 replies)
... I saw my regular Neuro yesterday. He did not view the scans with me (which I found somewhat odd b/c my son’s neurologists always did, maybe it’s because of CRAZY parents that force them to!), but he did tell me that my scans did not look like MS. My spots were “spots” and not “elongated” like MS. Also, I didn’t have signal abnormalities where they would expect to find it in... (13 replies)
... s. If you had ALS, you would have muscle symptoms. ALS can be specifically tested. If MS is a thought, you could ask an MS Specialist to review your previous MRI images. If the specialist is interested another MRI could be ordered to compare the two. ... (4 replies)
... but my symptoms have not reduced. In fact, they are worse now. And, the cold spots and tingling are popping up briefly in new places every now and then and are still prevalent in the places mentioned above. ... (4 replies)
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... spine MRI's. On all reports the radiologist put one diagnosis as MS. Last Monday my neurologist spent a lot of time explaining the MRI results, showing me several different lesions and white spots. On the right side of my brain he explained that this is exactly what a MS lesion looks like. ... (8 replies)
... Hm, I'm not sure what you meant by "what did the MRI scan. ... (5 replies)
... Secondly, dont even think about looking at your films. White spots, in certain areas are normal, and white spots on a film which was NOT done with contrast are probably exactly that... ... (11 replies)
... I had an MRI back in October of last year. ... (11 replies)
Up to 5% of MSers can experience seizures. These MS seizures do happen. I went through a period of seizures.
In order to set aside the question of MS, please see an MS Specialist. A general neuor may not have experience with MS and may miss things which are obvious to an MS Specialist. An MRI should be with and without contrast and include your head and... (4 replies)
... and a blurred area near my sinus. marked as normal by neuro as the brights spots were non specific. ... (4 replies)
... hey whimpurr. I haven't been on here in a while and this news is troubling. I hate you are going thru this. I can certainly empathize as I had an extremely similar story, even telling the board I was Dx to recant soon after.
I hope you find solid answers. I finally just said forget it, it hasn't killed me yet...I know that's terrible. At the last visit I went point for... (12 replies)
... Actually, you are NOT crazy- but there is NOTHING here which suggests MS. It doesnt matter who read it....the non specific white spots, are actually probably from an infection or bump on the head when you were three years old.
Keep in mind that lesions are scars- and MS lesions are extremely specific in shape, size and placement....and pretty much anyone looking at 15 of... (2 replies)
... typical lesions. This shows that the MRI cannot be used as a specific test to confirm or deny MS. If every single MS caused lesion had the "Dawson's finger", things would be much easier. ... (1 replies)