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... My apologies. I have 4 broad-based disc bulges in my lumbar and 4 in my cervical. The ortho had ordered a cervical & lumbar MRI. Both showed issues with degerenative discs as well. Who should I go to in regards to the results of the original mri? The ortho read them and sent me to this "specialist" for pain management. So now I'm just as confused as before.... (8 replies)
... Second, MS is not hereditary. No one in my family has it either...and MS lesions, which are attacks on the central nervous system, show up on either a Cspine or Brain MRI and can affect the eyes as well. ... (8 replies)
I think I have MS
Dec 19, 2011
... things like Lyme Disease, Lupus, even certain vitamin deficiencies can present like MS does....there is no test for MS, the only way they can tell you if you have it is to go thru a battery of tests to elminate the things they can eliminate. ... (3 replies)

Possible MS
Mar 9, 2012
... MS mimics 400 other diseases, if you have reason to believe it may be MS, you definately need to see a MS specialist, not a regular Neurologist...regular neuros arent as familiar with MS and usually specialize in things like Parkinson's or Migrane headaches... ... (3 replies)
... brain and spine with results or symptoms from the disease showing up in any part of your body....unfortunately, there is no way to stop this from happening. The MS drugs which are out there are supposed to slow down progression, but they do NOT touch the symptoms. And, thats if you really have MS.... ... (9 replies)
Oct 26, 2012
... Everything Jayhawk said is true, but I just wanted to add.....MS mimics 300 other diseases. ... (2 replies)
... Anxiety CAN result in MS like symptoms, but lets back up a minute. You said you are having a CT scan and eye doctor appt. ... (15 replies)
... Thank you for the advice, but I have been tested for everything that could mimic MS and I have had all my tests come back normal that they tested thus far such as Lupus, vitamin deficiency, thyroid etc. ... (19 replies)
Is This MS?
Dec 26, 2012
... and when you look up things like numbness or tingling, youll always come across MS because it is one of the most researched diseases. ... (8 replies)
Ms Help!!!
Dec 9, 2008
... Yes, it's hard not knowing and MS is one of those diseases that people might think they know about and it's not until it touches their lives that they discover they really DON'T know about it!! ... (6 replies)
... anything. Nurses are NOT diagnosticians, and the criteria for MS is very specific. ... (19 replies)
... Thank you Nikki. I had a follow up with my neuro and he said that everything looks normal, and sent me on my way. Doesn't want to follow up in 6 months. I asked him if I should get another brain MRI because it has been over a year since my first one, but he doesn't think its necessary. I will follow up with my primary doc and address my anxiety. Even though I still... (6 replies)
... MS mimics 400 other diseases. ... (6 replies)
... Next, a PCP should not be testing you for MS. You really need to see a Neurologist who specializes in MS and other autoimmune diseases. ... (3 replies)
... As you've no doubt surmised from these posts, MS can be difficult to dx and not all neurologists are created equal! ... (12 replies)
MS help
May 17, 2015
... MS mimics 400 other diseases. ... (4 replies)
... You should relax. If you do have MS, its actually great news. I know you dont think so right now, but MS is simply an autoimmune disease which over 500,000 people have in the US. its not fatal and it doesnt change your life expectancy. ... (31 replies)
MS Symptoms ?
Nov 29, 2012
... Thankyou so much for the reply . Been going nuts . Ya i think ima wait for the Neurologist i have to Diagnose me . The internet is driving me nuts . So many posibilities . I will keep you informed . If i do infact have a disoder i will post all my symptoms from the get go to now . May help alot of people here . Again thanyou for the reply . (28 replies)
MS Symptoms ?
Nov 29, 2012
... looking up symptoms is a really bad idea. You will always be steered wrong, especially with regard to MS, because MS mimics 300 other diseases! ... (28 replies)
... MS mimics many other things...and getting an MS diagnosis can be a long process of elimination. It is not something diagnosed as easily as the flu. Its symptoms can come and go over a number of years... ... (41 replies)

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