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... Hi wondering if anyone can help please? Has anyone been prescribed Sativex or nabilone for symptoms of MS without a diagnosis? I take morphine and it no longer seems effective Plus GP wants me off it, I donít want pain patches again and the above meds are too expensive privately. I have spasticity muscle spasms etc particularly in my legs I also have Ehlers Danlos syndrome &... (1 replies)
... There is not one single test to diagnose MS. A MS diagnosis is about ruling out other things that mimic MS, medical history, clinical observation and test results. ... (5 replies)
... write their explanations here. There are no pathognomonic clinical, laboratory, or imaging findings in MS. The diagnosis ultimately is a clinical decision based on weighing the factors that support the diagnosis. ... (10 replies)

... cautious approach, I suppose. I asked him earlier this month during my annual follow up if and when I would get a diagnosis or be ruled out. His response was that until I had any further symptoms or my MRI scans became questionable he would always "suspect" me of having MS. ... (59 replies)
... d two LPs 20 years apart. Both of mine were "normal". Your LP should be seen as a test for eliminating or identifying a mimicry. If your doctor makes a diagnosis of MS based upon your LP, you will have been dealt a disservice. Some doctors will also use the LP as a "crutch" in making their diagnosis. ... (5 replies)
... An MS diagnosis can be made without ANY lesions. It's rare, but it happens. So, yes, it can. The job of your MS specialist will be to outrule everything else. ... (7 replies)
... An MRI which shows lesions does not constitute a diagnosis for MS. Were you given a diagnosis by an MS Specialist? ... (8 replies)
... that everything points to MS, then it is important that you "wipe the slate clean" and start anew with an MS Specialist. Please keep in mind that your previous diagnosis of Depression can hamper a diagnosis of MS. ... (14 replies)
... When a patient has a first attack of demyelination, the physician should not rush to diagnose MS because the differential diagnosis includes a number of other diseases. An associated diagnosis would place symptoms associated with, for example, MS. ... (3 replies)
... logist regarding migraine and attempting to get insurance approval for Botox, which I know works wonderfully. In the orders for further tests, under associated diagnosis he wrote multiple sclerosis. My research has me believing that I have already been diagnosed. ... (3 replies)
... Reading how difficult it is for some to finally achieve a diagnosis of "Yes" or "No" when it comes to MS, it saddens me. ... (23 replies)
... The last time I was in to see my neuro, she also told me that I had Polymyalgia Rheumatica. My sed rate was slightly elevated, but when I went to a different doctor to ask about this ridiculous diagnosis, he told me flat out that my sed rate was not anywhere near high enough for the neuro to dx me with that. Not to mention, I'm only 33.. and while some of the symptoms I have... (4 replies)
... I've been told I can say I have mild MS to people but without the formal diagnosis I have problems with the charity bodies for support and I can't get access to MS Nurse or advice, etc. ... (8 replies)
... However your diagnosis for MS will as noted likely take some time. The McDonald Criteria is the International Panel Criteria for the diagnosis of Multiple Sclerosis. I can't post links on this board, but you should be able to research that term. ... (8 replies)
... t realize how difficult it was to get a firm diagnosis of MS. He told me that I should pay particular attention to the timing of the firm diagnosis. ... (4 replies)
... I am having diagnosis problems also. ... (4 replies)
... I've had neurological symptoms off and on since 1999. In 2001 I sought out a diagnosis with a neurologist. ... (7 replies)
... in the white matter of both cerebral hemispheres. These findings would be consistent with the stated possible history of multiple sclerosis. Other differential diagnosis would include lupus, vasculitis, sequela of viral infection or prior trauma. ... (21 replies)
... Which diagnosis followed the Revised McDonald Criteria. Since this is the accepted international standard, any diagnosis should be weighed against this standard. If you have met the criteria, then you have MS. ... (10 replies)
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Apr 17, 2013
... Hi there. One lesion is NOT enough to worry about, nor is it enough to get a MS diagnosis according to the revised McDonald Criteria, which is what doctors have to follow to give the diagnosis; however, and this is big...you said you went to your MD. Is this MD a neurologist, a MS specialist or just a general practice doctor? Radiologists are famous for missing things on a... (13 replies)


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