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... For example when I am having an exacerbation for 2 months, is this a new lesion, if my MRI showed no new lesions, would this be an old lesion that has become active? ... (2 replies)
... Your MRI could miss a new lesion depending upon the location of the lesion. When my last MRI was done, there were new lesions, but the active lesions were on my thoracic spinal area. MS is a progressive disease. ... (2 replies)
... An active lesion is one which is "glowing" on the MRI and currently doing damage. Being on Copaxone, you are supposedly eliminating any future activity. ... (2 replies)

... r orders an MRI, sometimes a new one will be apparent or they will be able to see an old one acting up. However, sometimes NOTHING new will be seen. An "active" lesion is one that lights up with contrast so yes, then it is clinically clear that something is happening. ... (11 replies)
... I think you misunderstood what He was saying. He wrote "We will run another sequence called T1 and normally you cannot see these lesion or they are very difficult to see. Contrast will enhance these lesions if they are active otherwise they remain darker and difficult to see. ... (4 replies)
... which doesnt "glow' under contrast, and isnt currently causing your active lesion is one which glows under the contrast, and is usually responsible for whatever new symptoms you are having... ... (2 replies)
... t carved in stone. Many MSers have lesions which have Dawson's fingers, but the MRI is not a specific test for MS. How did your doctor know that there was an active lesion? ... (14 replies)
My MS Diagnosis
Jul 6, 2008
... Here is my situation and have some questions 6 years ago in 2002 I went in to see an MD as I had a tingling in my left leg. They did an xray of my spine and couldn't see anything wrong, symptoms went away after a few months that i remember. The last couple of years it felt like my legs were getting weaker. I used to joke that my legs were getting old as I am now 47. ... (14 replies)
... Symptoms usually do not stay forever. When they begin, if they are a new symptom, they are usually being caused by an active lesion. These show up as glowing or white, or enhancing on an MRI... ... (11 replies)
MRI's and Lesions
Sep 27, 2011
... signifies that something is happening NOW, as opposed to an old lesion which signifies prior damage. ... (6 replies)
... as I was still holding out hope that I had a flukey thing happen like a stroke. She said my residual balance issues should improve and are explained by where the lesion was but they may not improve. Too much damage may have been caused. ... (4 replies)
Very concerened
Feb 1, 2009
... or recently attacked. There is no way that an old lesion can become active. ... (5 replies)
... You have a spinal lesion in exactly the same spot as me, and to be honest, it's not a good spot to have one. ... (24 replies)
... Jan. You wrote "the lady mentioned that she has fibromyalgia and MS, and that MS numbness is not intermittent, as mine is, but would remain permanent whilst the lesion is active. Is this correct? ... (28 replies)
MRI Update
Apr 2, 2013
... to happen" BUT if you have an active lesion and a problem is new, then a connection is more likely. ... (2 replies)
... I got taken to the neuro and an MRI revealed a new active lesion in the front right lobe. It affects higher thinking and processing. I could not make decisions and I could not cope with anything. ... (14 replies)
... Which comes first, the actual lesion or the flair? ... (11 replies)
... passive lesion or active lesion. ... (13 replies)
... do NOT cause any symptoms except a continuation of any symptoms which the lesion caused. Meaning, if the lesion caused NO symptoms, it will never cause a symptom down the road. ... (3 replies)
... You might not have an active lesion, but if the initial MRI showed a lesion, then the scar of that lesion or the black hole indicating the previous lesion would still be evident. ... (2 replies)

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