... ating, what it looks like with the coating gone, etc. and how this return of my symptoms is "presenting like classic MS." She said we would proceed with a brain MRI to compare to my October one and then if that was fine a lumbar puncture would be necessary. ... (1 replies)
... but its actually good news. Having had the MRI and not showing anything worrisome, its something to celebrate! ... (2 replies)
... Hi, I am new here but am so frustrated. I went to a nuerologist with foot numbness that I have had for over a year and had normal nreve conduction test. He tried EMG but I couldn't tolerate it. Then I told him that I have had times where I have over whelming fatigue, limbs feel like weights, foggy brain, etc. I told him the rhumatologist says RA then says it's not RA. So... (2 replies)
... There are thousands of combinations of what a brain MRI should look like. ... (5 replies)
... o he ordered another brain MRI, this time with contrast to see if the lesion had any reaction to it. Plus, I did blood work. Fast forward to the results, the 2nd MRI didn't show the lesion acting toward the contrast that was given, and the blood work was fine. ... (11 replies)
... I haven't been on in quite some time but want to touch base and get an opinion, or something, about what's going on.
I have now seen my MS Specialist 3 times, by the end of the 3rd visit I have had MRI's-2 brain and only 1 included c-spine. I have one enhancing lesion, and 'several spots" so he Dx me with demyelinating disease and dysautonomia. He says he is confident I... (8 replies)
... hey Tantan.
oh, your story touched me. i wish you find a good answer soon. i also lived with the so-called carpal tunnel for 9 months. and i always felt bad going to gp, one month i said it s better, one month i said it is worse.
good luck and i hope u update us with ur situation. (14 replies)
... which I was told is "microvascualr damage from complex migraines". While I know this is medically possible, I also know these spots are often idiopathic. ... (7 replies)
... abnormal white spots on the brain are not unexpected with the history of migranes you describe. ... (6 replies)
... going through old notes about old neurologist visits, I found where about 2 years ago, the dr I was going to at the time mentioned there were some abnormal white spots on my MRI of my brain. Then he said because I had migraines anything was possible on an MRI. Now I'm wondering if those could be MS lesions. ... (6 replies)
... numbness in random spots but mostly legs and feet. ... (8 replies)
... Meanwhile, dont try to read the CD...you are supposed to have white and dark spots on it...and you are NOT supposed to know how to read it. ... (6 replies)
... Had my mri on the 13th and still waiting for results..it was done without contrast.They gave me a cd which I have been studying,really shouldn't do that. ... (6 replies)
Congratulations on making it through the MRI! Now, you know what to expect, future ones will be no big deal...
The news is actually good news. As Jayhawk told you, MS lesions are very specific in shape and size- so if the radiologist doesnt think they are clinically significant, that doesnt RULE OUT MS, but it doesnt confirm it either....with some patients, like... (6 replies)
... I had my first MRI today. I got through it just fine thanks to everyone's advice in my other thread! ... (6 replies)
... That is why I also like this board, I feel like I have learned alot whether I use it for myself or someone else (I actually have a friends mom who has MS although as I am now grown I am not around her really anymore) so this info is useful either way... its always good to be knowledgeable.
I appreciate your knowledge for sure and will keep that SSDI statement in mind,... (7 replies)
... tation or read the MRI but it takes the Neuro to get the overall picture, so I really just expected to not get much info today and it all come together after the MRI when I have the neuro appt. ... (7 replies)
... In 2002 my VEP resulted in a second MRI which found active lesions on my thoracic spine. The VEP is sensitive enough to show the slightest problem in the CNS. ... (7 replies)
... very suspicious, recommend MRI to find plaques in gray matter. ... (7 replies)
... did not suddenly get up or anything, but flipped my hair back, not whipping my head but just ran my hands thru my hair and i started seeing like 40 bright white spots that blinked and they lasted about 45 seconds I think, even when I blinked they were still there. ... (7 replies)