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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)
... From what is written, it sounds like some disc problems and some conditions in the brain image. An MRI may show lesions, but lesions can be the result of infections, etc. ... (15 replies)
... Thanks for your reply. I'm going to see a new neuro next week, and I will mention that my last MRI was without contrast. I'm sure if he feels it's necessary he will run another test. ... (45 replies)

... Who has read and discussed your results with you? ... (12 replies)
... I've have 2 MRI's without contrast, and an LP, all which were normal. 2 Neuro's have told me I DO NOT have a neuroloigcal problem. ... (12 replies)
... ince I've been here but I had to wait until after my appointment to update. I saw the neurologist yesterday and he didn't sound overly concerned over my symptoms with the exception of one. ... (6 replies)
... of the lesion, the power of the MRI, and whether contrast is used. ... (8 replies)
... and then with contrast and had nothing show up on the without contrast mri and something bad show up on the contrast mri. I ask as i just saw my doc and he said that my mri without contrast was clean. so no need to do one with contrast. ... (4 replies)
... My first MRI was in 1982 and I was one of the first MSers to try out the "new technology". At that time there was no dye, but my neuro could see lesions. The contrast is to "light up" active lesions. ... (9 replies)
... Your neuro, if they specialize in MS should be following the revised McDonald Criteria. If this is not the case with your doctor, a change would help. For me I have to have an MRI from head through my thoracic spine because I have had lesions "that far south". ... (9 replies)
... Hi Geek. My first idea is that unless a DOCTOR ordered the MRI to be stopped without performing the contrast injection, a technician cannot make that decision. ... (17 replies)
... Compared to what MRIs used to be in the caveman days, medical science has come far! The contrast is not harmful and allows the neurologist to see if there are active lesions. I have facial numbness often and it can look like a stroke sometimes. ... (11 replies)
... The technician explained to me that after the first set of scans she will determine if contrast would be necessary or not. I thought too, that the technician shouldn't make that decision but do what was on the order. ... (17 replies)
... Hey, I just went to the neurologist and she wants me to get a MRI with contrast. I had a MRI before but she wants me to redo because they didn't use contrast last time. SO what is the contrast supposed to show that the MRI without contrast doesn't show? ... (6 replies)
... Not only does the contrast help to pinpoint what is active, but it also helps to explain if a doctor thinks you might be having a relapse... ... (4 replies)
... Both of the "impressions" didn't say much on the mri results.. ... (8 replies)
... that are currently active. The MRI can still show lesion, if you have them, without contrast...your doctor just won't know if any are currently active. ... (11 replies)
... this is my first post about what is going on with my health and will do the best that I can, but any advice would be greatly appriciated. ... (5 replies)
... hi janito. An easier version, which says the exact same thing, is to say that ALL MRIs for MS should be done with and without contrast. ... (8 replies)
... I had this done yesterday morning. As a reminder, my first mri completed a year ago of the brain only was without contrast, yet I was still dx'd with MS. ... (5 replies)

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