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... great news on the MRI! I too had a clean MRI of the brain and just went yesterday for the C and T spine. Just to warn you, they did mine with and without contrast and it took an hour and a half! ... (3 replies)
... Hi, I've been reading this board for a few weeks. I don't even know where to start. ... (5 replies)
... Hi Bayberry. Cute name. And, welcome to the boards. ... (2 replies)

... Hi everyone I am new to the boards and have had pain and fatigue for about 10 years. I was initially diagnosed with fibromyalgia and was given pain meds, which have allowed me to function with some normalcy. ... (18 replies)
... Hi and welcome to healthboards. Im sorry you are going through so many issues! Its scary isnt it? ... (2 replies)
... Hi and welcome to healthboards. It sounds like you are on the right path towards getting an answer..... ... (4 replies)
... The biggest problem I have is that I am in a very cool job and I have a beautiful family. ... (17 replies)
... I apologize for such a long post but I am scared to death and I need to get this out there. I am a 29 year old guy living in New York City. Here is my story. ... (15 replies)
Neg mri
Nov 14, 2007
... Yes, you can have MS without any lesions showing up on an MRI yet... did they do the MRI's of the brain and spine with and without contrast? ... (2 replies)
... I feel awful for you because you are obviously in distress, but the chances of this being MS are so very slight....are you clear on what MS is? ... (7 replies)
... I have visited this board before, but at the time I was thinking my symptoms were more Lupus related. I have had all the Lupus blood work done and the only thing that came up positive was my Rheumatoid factor. ... (4 replies)
... Lala9, sorry you sound so distraught. Unfortunately, no one is going to be able to tell you yes or no to your answer...some of your symtoms are neurological in nature, and thus COULD be MS related, but probably not. You have too many symtoms and they are all over the place. ... (45 replies)
... My problems started back in November when i had headaches and numbness in my right hand and my Gp ordered an MRI of my brain with contrast which came back normal with no tumors or lesions. I then began having symptoms of numbness and cool water droplet sensations in my legs for the next month. ... (33 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. Additional time would need to be added if you need the thoracic spine or more if the Lumbar spine is added. ... (4 replies)
MRI Question
Sep 16, 2012
... The Neurologist doesn't want to MRI the brain at all and I thought he should, but I could be wrong and there might be very little risk that real lesions there have developed within these last 6 mts. ... (15 replies)
... although some of your symtoms do sounds like MS many do not. However, whatever it is, it may very well be neurological in which case having a MRI and seeing a Neuro is probably a good place to start. ... (2 replies)
MRI today
Feb 25, 2008
... and I am anxiously awaiting the results. I had a horrible experience at this hospital which was totally non expected since I've had an MRI in the past. First of all, Boston is its own animal.... crazy drivers, nowhere to part, etc... I can't believe they charge patients to park at the hospital, this is just ridiculous! ... (3 replies)
... So I'm new here and terrified right now to be honest. ... (12 replies)
... Wilc516....do you know if you had contrast injected into you when you did your MRI or just a no contrast MRI or MRA? ... (44 replies)
Sadia here again
May 21, 2008
... A hormonal imbalance can cause so many things, especially emotional issues, and happily these can often be corrected. That's good news! ... (22 replies)


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