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... Hi Jennifer. Wishing that you didnt have to go thru this, but here to reassure you that youll get literally thousands of opinions on Spinal Taps or Lumbar Punctures from different people. Some have had wonderful experiences, some awful. I personally, have had 2 lumbar punctures and have NEVER HAD A PROBLEM. ... (5 replies)
... and both MRIs and Lumbar Punctures or Spinal Taps can be used to look for indicators of the disease. ... (11 replies)
Lumbar puncture.
Aug 6, 2009
... Just to keep my postings up to date I had my follow up MRI brain scan appointment with my neurologist on 4th August. My scan showed up what he termed as 'white areas'. ... (18 replies)

... Hi Cheer Mom! I have this same question, thanks for asking it :) I'm seeing a Nuero Doc right now who is suggessting MS, wants to do a spinal tap (lumbar puncture), told me to go home and think about it over the holidays...thanks is what I say! Ha! I have had a negative spine mri and a neg brain mri, as well as normal blood work (normal full blood tests, whatever that... (11 replies)
... I continued to see the neurologist for about 4 months with all these symptoms, dizziness, ice pick headaches, muscle weakness and twitchings, brain fog, bowel and digestive problems, mild confusion etc. He then decides for the lumbar puncture results were normal negative for MS, Diseases, etc. ... (8 replies)
... I posted several weeks ago about brain MRI and IACs being done. I found out that the reason the neurologist did not want to see me again was because the brain part was not really read. ... (2 replies)
Help please!
Sep 1, 2015
... spine MRI but the lumbar puncture can be abnormal that would indicate MS or another autoimmune disease? ... (8 replies)
... her neuro. exams were normal. I'm 41 years old and have never had any past symptoms that would suggest MS. After my MRI at the ER, I was given the diagnosis of MS from the radiologist who performed the MRI. I was shocked of course. The next week I went to have an MRI of the Thoracic Spine. These came back normal. ... (18 replies)
... didn't remember the Lyme thing. Okay, with Lyme you can have a negative Western Blot and I don't know for sure but I don't THINK you would see improvement in 10 days for sure and certainly, not if it wasn't the right type of antibiotic. ... (26 replies)
Devics or MS
Mar 9, 2008
... October of 2007 I was diagnosed with MS. At the beginning of this year I had a flare up that affected my vision in a way that was not typical of MS. I only have lesions on my spine and not my brain so my neurologist decided that with the combination my symptoms, I may have Devics disease. ... (4 replies)
... I have a negative LP, but I have PPMS. ... (21 replies)
... The responses you recieve on a message board will only be a small portion of those with MS. You will also find research studies on MS that contradicts other research studies on MS. ... (21 replies)
... I continued to see the neurologist for about 4 months with all these symptoms, dizziness, ice pick headaches, muscle weakness and twitchings, brain fog, bowel and digestive problems, mild confusion etc. He then decides for the lumbar puncture results were normal negative for MS, Diseases, etc. ... (22 replies)
... ilst in hospital and have continued to do so, I have quiet a lot of Neurology related issues, I've had nerve conduction studies which showed issues, an MRI of my brain and spine showed 3 lesions, not sure what type or if they are significant. ... (4 replies)
... Interesting day. I spent close to 3 hours waiting for my time with the neuro to come up, but I'm glad I stuck it out, was really good to get some time in. ... (4 replies)
... I have 5 lesions on my brain. I have my visual evoked potential test next friday. Is the evoked potential test always positive for people with MS? ... (10 replies)
Lumbar puncture
Sep 23, 2005
... just curious about LP's. Are they always done on people who have MS to confirm the diagnosis? ... (5 replies)
... old son had an episode of optic neuritis in the left eye, with pain and loss of vision. The ophthalmologist ordered MRIs of the brain and orbits. Brain MRI showed that the left optic nerve was larger than right, which could be an early sign of multiple sclerosis. ... (21 replies)
MRI results
May 20, 2012
... Just to point out, a lumbar puncture is NOT a test to diagnose MS, but to rule out brain infections.... ... (9 replies)
... however it is used to rule out similarily presenting diseases. PML, Meningitis and other brain infections can be found by use of withdrawing cerebral spinal fluid. MS cannot be determined by this test. ... (5 replies)


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