... We have made big progress in MRI machines. They can be more sensitive, but they are also quieter, less obtrusive to the patient. The medications are subjective. Are they better? ... (7 replies)
... ing me to a local MS specialist. He's highly sought out and the referral is taking a long time. I'm trying not to chicken out during the wait. I'm sure I have an MRI in my near future, and I'm working on being positive about it. ... (7 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. ... (5 replies)
... Also had a mri of brain and neck and it was clear. ... (10 replies)
... Thanks snoopy
You have been very helpful I think i Will ring my neurologists secretary tomorrow and request the report, I just feel very frustrated at this point because I know it's not migraine and I would like to figure out what's going on with my body and if it is MS that's ok I can deal with whatever it is but it's the not know that kills me..
Thanks for listening to my... (29 replies)
... If you want you can request a copy of the MRI report as well as the disc. The report will have an "impression" section which sums up what was found and possible causes but is not a diagnosis. ... (29 replies)
... My neurologists just said my mri was clear, now that I know more I will be asking him if there was any white spots or lesions I'm a typical irish person I don't like making a fuss and never question the doctors but I think i Will have to harden up and start pushing for answers. Sometimes I feel all the doctors want is your money and the quicker the get you out of the office... (29 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)