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... My regular doctor ordered a brain MRI recently which showed eight "foci" that could be some kind of plaques from MS. So he wants to send me to a university teaching hospital to confirm the diagnosis, but they can't get me in for six months. ... (4 replies)
... d I was sent for brain scans. ... (2 replies)
Is this MS?
May 27, 2007
... I have MS with a normal spinal tap. Brain MRI shows white matter problems....which in MS, they call plaques. ... (9 replies)

... This is my first time reaching out online, I was diagnosed in 2005 with MS. I still question if they are right. I have been to 2 neuros, both say MS. ... (9 replies)
Pain and MS
Jun 22, 2006
... nly thing that seems to help me is if i use some sort of warmth on my neck as soon as i feel it starting to happen. My neuro says it is because i have lesions or plaques in my spine as well as my brain i hope this will help you in some way. ... (10 replies)
... I am an MRI tech so I see MS all the time on patients. Usually physicians will order a plan brain MRI first due to insurance issues and so forth, and since the plaques show up alot in the brain. ... (9 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)
... can say for sure that you have MS... Most people show plaques, but not all, some are too small to show up on imaging. When I was diagnosed they originally did a brain MRI and it was clear... ... (5 replies)
Ms ?
Nov 2, 2007
... month ago, I had been having severe pain in my jaw radiating up to my ear which I had seen an ear nose and throat specialist that said it was neurological and referred me to a neurologist. ... (4 replies)
... Yes, you can have normal MRI and still have MS. Sometimes the lesions are too small to show up, and also Lesions come clear themselves up in some cases. So where there was a lesion before, it may appear smaller or larger or not at all on your next MRI. Did you have both spinal and brain? ... (1 replies)
... Don't take no for an answer from your PCP... Make sure to get a referal to a neurologist and make them do an MRI, Make sure they do brain and spine. ... (7 replies)
... No one answered back, so after looking at the online MRIs I found of the MS plaques and other types of scars and all the reading I decided it must look the same. ... (6 replies)
Apr 24, 2010
... First, there is something called the McDonald Criteria to consider. This is what is used to diagnose MS. If your daughter has only one or two lesions or plaques and is NOT presenting any symtoms, then she will not meet the criteria. ... (8 replies)
Myelitis and ms
Dec 21, 2006
... Transverse Myelitis is essentially demyelination across a portion of the spinal cord. In itself, it can be an episode unrelated to MS, or an instance of an MS condition. Tightness across the chest is not required. ... (4 replies)
... Hi Snoopy, I have five plaques on my cervical spine, but numerous large plaques involving the cerebral white matter, so most of my activity is in the brain. The Mri report also states that the findings are consistant with a primary demyelinating process of MS...... ... (57 replies)
... I am currently a diagnostic patient at Mayo in Jacksonville. My neuro is currently performing work up for MS as well as assessing my trigeminal neuralgia and hemifacial spasms. ... (7 replies)
Black Holes on MRI
Oct 24, 2012
... ing to hear! However, I am here to tell you that although there are four distinct black holes on my own MRI, I have yet to see, feel or notice anything different in my abilities or cognitive responses with regard to my MS. ... (3 replies)
... Im 42 years old been having some problems with numbness in face, feet, hands ,legs and arms , feet and hands mainly the worse. Also cracking and popping of neck on movement. ... (10 replies)
... symptoms started and when you started to get tests. I ask this because in the last 2 months I have been having blurred vision in my R eye, numbness and tingling in the hands and feet, some slight fatigue, joint stiffness and pain, and first saw a neurologist, where I had 2 mris, one of the brain, one of the c spine. ... (0 replies)
... In MS, myelin is lost in multiple areas, leaving scar tissue called sclerosis. These damaged areas are also known as plaques or lesions. Sometimes the nerve fiber itself is damaged or broken. ... (6 replies)

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