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... He ordered an MRI with and without contrast of my brain and full spine. And then he said "it wouldn't surprise me if we find lesions this time". ... (6 replies)
... Hi there. There are alot of things you wrote which point towards anxiety here. And, with that, you need to know that anxiety is a very real disease and it can cause all sorts of symptoms which you are describing. ... (12 replies)
Just curious
Jan 3, 2015
... Also, what were everyone else's experiences with being diagnosed? ... (2 replies)

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... Print what you shared with us without reference to MS and then ask the primary for a referral to see an MS Specialist. This is not to dismiss or confirm the likelihood of your having MS. While many of your symptoms might overlap with MS, there are over 400 known MS mimicries. ... (2 replies)
... The 1.5 vs the 3 is the strength of the MRI machine, has nothing to do with the slices which were taken. I have had MS for 10 years and still have my MRIs done on a 1. ... (7 replies)
... Unfortunately an abnormal test would not have ruled in MS. ... (31 replies)
Just checking in
Oct 29, 2014
... questions, made notes etc etc. Did a nerve conduction study and then was gone for a long time. I actually allowed myself to get my hopes up a bit that I'd get an answer. ... (4 replies)
... You stated that you had an MRI with contrast today. What did they scan? ... (17 replies)
... I went to a nuerologist, that I didn't like, and he ordered a cervical mri, no contrast. He said that there was a lot of calcification, arthritis. I have an appointment with a neuro surgeon that did surgery on my spine years ago to get his opinion. My hands have been twitching terrible for the past few days. ... (9 replies)
... No worries. I assume that your neuro was just a regular neuro and was looking for a quick diagnosis. Unfortunately MS is not so simple. ... (5 replies)
... The first neurologist was very likely well experienced. Based upon what you wrote, perhaps a new neurologist can best assist you. ... (15 replies)
... for a blood test. They were evasive about what they were looking for. ... (17 replies)
... I had an MRI scan two years ago when I had my first attack of papilloedema and that time it was done both without and then with contrast medium. This last time was done at a very large and reputable university hospital and, the technician told me I would have a second scan with contrast. ... (17 replies)
... then they put you back in the machine and repeat a few of the series...usually an additional 10 minutes or so... ... (4 replies)
... dye introduced with an IV during your MRI. No contrast is just a MRI without an IV. The dye is used to be able to see more detail. ... (4 replies)
... The tests normally taken to identify you having MS is an MRI with contrast. If it shows lesions in the brain, the radiologist will send a report saying his findings are that of MS. ... (7 replies)
... I will be praying for you as you continue your journey. I don't understand my symptoms at all and the "foggy spaced out head" will just not go away, I think that is what makes me worry the most. Also now with the tingling, it's just a lot. I also have constant pressure and head aches, feeling sinus like. ... (6 replies)
... the insurance company refused to pay for an MRI with contrast, so we went ahead without contrast. If the doc still thinks it might be MS, can he make a diagnosis off the current MRI or will he need to order another MRI with contrast? ... (3 replies)
... I finally had my referral appointment from my last neurologist this afternoon. I went to a new outpatient clinic here in town that is supposed to be touted as the newest and best thing. ... (5 replies)


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