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... The number of leisions isn't as telling as the location and size of the leision. Having said that, the brain should not have ANY leisions. I am glad that your doctor is being so thorough. What are your symptoms? ... (8 replies)
... It seems that I hear so often that a normal MRI doesn't mean much. ... (0 replies)
... Lesions on the brain do not definitively mean MS so it's good your doctor is being thorough. The LP and evoked potential testing is going to tell the doctor a lot. ... (8 replies)

... But I finally requested that a direct comparison be made as when I examined my 2 copies of MRI scans I could most distinctly see more lesions on the left side of my brain than were there in 2007. I am a 59 year old female. ... (11 replies)
Jul 12, 2013
... Just to add to my information for you, a normal MRI of the brain does not rule out the possibility of MS and an MRI also does not always mean MS. ... (6 replies)
... My husband's neurologist would not confirm the MS he was suspicious of from brain lesions because the spinal tap was negative. Dr recomended another MRI to confirm, but in that MRI the lesions were gone as viewed by the radiologist and the neuro. ... (8 replies)
... In 1982 I was one of the first MSers to use the "new" MRI. The image was primitive to what we have now, but there were lesions visible. ... (4 replies)
... I noticed symptoms and had severe left leg weakness in Jan 03. At that time I had a brain MRI showed 4 lesions. The neurologist said nothing was wrong with me. My GP sent me to another neurologist for a 2nd opinion. ... (18 replies)
... There is also no single test, by it's self, which can definitely give a diagnosis of MS. Lesions found on MRI can have other causes and is not specific for MS. For this reason redoing MRIs every 6 months is not uncommon. ... (9 replies)
... No worries. In 2002 my legs finally put me on the disabled list and that episode was due to active lesions on the thoracic spine. My neuro showed me my brain and it has lesions in many locations. ... (6 replies)
... Did they do a contrast dye with your MRI and did the Dr. say the lesions were in the white matter, gray matter or other? ... (2 replies)
... years ago I had brain MRI that showed I had extensive MS type demylianation across the top lobes of my brain. ... (7 replies)
... Lanahoop, yes, I've read that spinal lesions are more likely to impact mobility than brain lesions. But I've also read that the impact of brain lesions can't really be predicted. ... (2 replies)
... Hi Parrotsmuggler. I opted to not have any MRIs because whether lesions are present or not is not a definitive diagnosis for M.S. ... (8 replies)
... Does anyone know if it is possible to have lesions on the spine and not on the brain when there is MS. I have had 2 brain MRIs that have been clear so far, and they are going to do a cervical MRI next week. ... (3 replies)
... most of the year, and even though the infection is gone, I am still dizzy all the time. I haved episodes of severe bone pain in my legs, along with numbness. My MRI shows a 5mm lesion, which I am told could be an old stroke? ... (6 replies)
... and suggested that she have a full skull MRI which she did and then the lesions showed themselves with contrast. ... (9 replies)
... Brain lesions can occur from any viral infection (though not every infection causes lesions). If you want to confirm MS, your neurologist will need to exclude what you do not have. When all other possibilities are excluded, then you are left with MS. Be sure you are working with a neurologist who deals with MS. And keep coming back here to ask questions. Lastly, ask... (2 replies)
... because most of us have had MS for up to 10 years without a single symptom and until we get a symptom, we wouldnt know we had it. Where was the pain when my 50 lesions were forming for the ten years before I had my first MRI? ... (6 replies)
... The MRI of the spine is rather broad. If there is a brain MRI such as with MS, then they would include the cervical spine. ... (4 replies)

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