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... I am just about where you are. I have also had tinnitus, numbness and tremors (mostly left side of my body) plus vertigo and sciatica. My MRI was negative of my brain, but I have optic neuritis in both my eyes (swelling of the optic nerve due to demyelination). I also had the LP. Mine was negative. And we just got back all the blood work - ruling out all the mimics. So I am... (6 replies)
... I agree with anxiousme. It's so hard to tell right now. MS is just so hard to diagnose because it mimics so many other diseases and it's a process of elimination. ... (12 replies)
Reading Problems?
Jan 12, 2006
... One symptom of MS is "cognitive difficulties". Whether you have MS or something that mimics it, this might be a symptom, something like "a change in the way you process information". ... (6 replies)

So confused
Jul 22, 2005
... diagnosis thing for YEARS. MS mimics soooo many other illnesses and problems. I thought I just had especially bad sinuses for nearly 20 years, and I am NOT kidding! ... (6 replies)
For lilc
Jun 23, 2005
... But MS mimics so many other things. I had no clue. ... (13 replies)
... Currently I have a condition which mimics Parkinson's, and I take Parkinson's medication to control it, which works very well, and appears to be a rare condition at this time. ... (23 replies)
Gabapentin
Jul 23, 2013
... I do not know if I have MS or one of the other mimics, but can it help? ... (7 replies)
... oing to a torture chamber.... luckily my Dad is an retired orthopedic surgeon and ruled out carpal tunnel figured out it was neurological and got me in to see an MS specialist. Was DX'd in 3. ... (9 replies)
... I have an official dx of demylenating disease. My MRI showed plaques involving the right cerebral peduncle and surrounding the frontal horns of the lateral ventricles. My EPs came back normal - EVP, Baer normal, SSEP mild sensory loss on the lower left side. My lab work all was normal, no mimics. I have an appointment with a neuropsychologist latter this month. My... (1 replies)
... Thanks Beary...printed the Differential Diagnosis Article and read it through. Thanks for the suggestion. While it is a lot of information to take in, I'm so glad I read it. It really helps to aleve the frustration I've felt with the medical system in trying to dx me with something! It's just incredible to see all the 'mimics of MS' that doctors are up against! And frankly,... (6 replies)
... Welcome andreahollyann. The thread is quite old, however the symptoms are not outdated (from those the original poster mentioned). If you suspect that you may have MS, talk to your family doctor about going to a neurologist for further investigation. You'll likely need to begin with an MRI of the brain/optic nerve/spine with and without contrast. The neurologist will... (10 replies)
I am very confused
Aug 31, 2008
... but there are MANY MS mimics and even something like a B12 deficiency is one of them. I hope you get the anemia under control and that when you do, you'll be feeling much better. ... (4 replies)
Negative results
Aug 28, 2008
... mend you taking a look at the post atop the page called "The Differential Diagnosis..." and going to the link provided. It explains what it takes to be dxed with MS and lists a lot of the "mimics". It might be good to read through that before you go see the neurologist. ... (5 replies)
... Some blood work is still pending, but most of the mimics have been ruled out. ... (5 replies)
Lot's of questions
Oct 18, 2007
... As the others said, you need to see an MS specialist, not just a regular neurologist. ... (11 replies)
... MS is one of those things that have so many different symptoms it mimics other things. Some times it takes a while for them to DX it. With that being said just like every one else I would say go to your GP. ... (3 replies)
New to Board
Jun 4, 2005
... Bekah...MS mimics so many other problems that it is hard to say what is going on. ... (3 replies)
... hi nc girl, it mimics fibro and ms too doesnt it. I did wonder lymes but dont remember being bit specififally. How did you get diagnozed? ... (10 replies)
... My husbands VEP came back abnormal and he was just diagnosed with Devic's Disease. It mimics alot of MS symptoms and is hard to diagnose. ... (4 replies)




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