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Pages: 1 2 3 4 Showing 1 - 20 of 83 for brain mri with contrast to look for ms lesions. (0.055 seconds)


... lumbar MRI. Both showed issues with degerenative discs as well. ... (8 replies)
... HI and welcome to healthboards... ... (8 replies)
... I'm 45 years old and have been having MS symptoms for the past 2 years, but normal MRI's, and it's been very frustrating. ... (6 replies)

... The contrast is used becasue with it, the radiologist can see little tiny lesions on your brain which may otherwise be missed. Also, when contrast is injected, active lesions will glow white. If you dont have the contrast its impossible to tell if they might be causing your numbness or not... ... (11 replies)
... TopGeek, just want to throw this out there. Not having lesions in the brain RIGHT NOW doesnt rule out MS if you have any of the other symptoms. Unforutnately, what might be too small to pick up on a MRI today, might show up in 6 months if you repeat it. ... (17 replies)
... MS does it's damage by causing the nerves in localized areas in the brain and spinal cord to lose their protective sheaths, called myelin. ... (8 replies)
... Thanks for your message. It was a neurologist that sent me for the MRI scan. The part that worry me is in the Interpretation which says Tiny nonspecific focus increased signal white matter of the left frontal lobe. ... (3 replies)
... i wake up in morning, if i don't walk about and sit at table i can last longer without the sharp shooting pain in my hip. I was using a small pc chair on wheels to get about downstairs. ... (13 replies)
... Hi there. Sorry you are having these problems. Intesting that they sent you for a brain and Thoracic MRI and even more interesting that they didnt use contrast. ... (3 replies)
... There are thousands of combinations of what a brain MRI should look like. ... (5 replies)
For those with MS
Jan 23, 2008
... Hi for some reason I feel like Im answering two different people's questions in this thread, and I DONT MIND helping both of you, but IM getting confused as to whom Im responding to..bear with me, Im having an MS night. ... (12 replies)
... Sorry to hear of your pain. As for the stares while using a shopping scooter, ignore them. I would recommend a power chair over a scooter as it is more maneuverable. ... (13 replies)
... Hi and welcome to the boards. Im sorry you have so many things going on right now. ... (3 replies)
... MS can come on suddenly, but when it does, there are things to see which back up what is going on... ... (10 replies)
... Welcome to the MS section of health boards! ... (1 replies)
... Hi. pretty scary Im sure. We have all been there, not knowing what in the world is going on and feeling like the world is about to cave in on us... ... (2 replies)
... First of all, I have to tell you, you sound like you have been looking up symptoms, the worst thing you can possibly do for yourself. ... (11 replies)
... You can talk to the main office for the MS Association. You might also check with the MS Society. You might look at your state health department for financial assistance. ... (5 replies)
... Secondly, as Jayhawk said, the only thing they could possibly be doing with blood work is ruling out other things. You cant get a dx of either MS or Devics from a blood test. ... (17 replies)
... No to the first part, yes to the second. ... (31 replies)


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