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... For me, the LP or Spinal Tap has always been the final test. The LP is not a specific test for MS and no doctor should decide upon the MS diagnosis based solely on the LP results. ... (11 replies)
... Brain lesions can be caused by a variety of problems and smoking has been shown to be one of many possible causes. Your lesions could also have been present from childhood due to a high fever. There is really no way to see onset of lesions if you have them present with your first MRI. ... (8 replies)
... specialist who has little if any experience with MSers reads an MRI image, lesions can often be overlooked or simply missed or dismissed. If you have images, there is nothing wrong with asking that the images be reviewed by an MS Specialist. ... (3 replies)

... If your MRI shows no lesions, then it would be impossible for you to meet the standards of the Revised McDonald Criteria. ... (13 replies)
... I did pick up the copy of the MRI report last week. The Venous Angioma doesn't appear to be as severe as the doctor made it sound to be. ... (6 replies)
So scared
Jul 26, 2015
... Kudos to your GP for ordering an MRI and for studying it too. There are some great GPs and it seems you are blessed. ... (14 replies)
... hand went numb 4 weeks ago. Still numb, although a little less. Had MRI, no contrast, showed multiple lesions but ischemic they thought. Not typical of MS. Blood work fine except mild anemia, some other stuff I don't know and anticardiolipin was slightly positive. ... (29 replies)
... Here lately I have been having problems with leg pain also. My legs, especially my right leg has been really stiff and sore. I find relief by mostly keeping my legs bent while sitting. Standing or stretching my legs just increases my discomfort. Everything I'm reading sounds a lot like MS. Now if I could just find a doctor that would listen to me and possibly test me maybe we... (34 replies)
... The MRI is not a specific test for MS, but the presence of at least 2 lesions is needed under the Revised McDonald Criteria. I was diagnosed in 1982 and I was one of the first MSers who got to try out the "new" MRI. ... (34 replies)
... MS causes. The MRI is a good start towards your neurological exam. IF you have lesions on your MRI, this does not confirm or deny MS. Lesions on your MRI can have different causes. If MS is suspected, please make sure an MS Specialist has reviewed the images rather than relying upon a GP or a radiologist. ... (7 replies)
Eye Pain and MS?
Aug 1, 2012
... The culmination of tests will eliminate possible diseases. You might have to repeat a test such as the MRI. When my MS worsened the initial MRI could not find active lesions. After a positive VEP, a new MRI was ordered to include my thoracic spine which determined that I had several active lesions. ... (22 replies)
... specific to where our lesions are... ... (161 replies)
Possible MS
Jun 2, 2016
... After two years, if there were lesions, they should present already, I think. Was the MRI reviewed by an MS Specialist? ... (20 replies)
... d referred him to a CFS Specialist. I would encourage you to see the MS Specialist because of the multitude of known factors that will be reviewed. A "normal" MRI result in the hands of a general neuro might tell a different store to an MS Specialist. ... (1 replies)
Apr 23, 2015
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Apr 20, 2015
... Seamonkey1976, Thanks for your update. The VEP is non-invasive, but it does take time to "glue" the electrodes to your scalp and then to test each eye. If you have no minute loss of electrical flow, your VEP would likely show "normal". I had my first VEP in 1982 and went through the entire test. In 2002 the doctor administering the test stopped after one eye because he... (38 replies)
... I read where Neurologists on the web responded and confirmed to MS patients inquiring if tinnitis was MS related. Your daughter's physician who is ordering an MRI to check to see if there is a lesion causing this is right on track! Here's a list of suspected conditions. This too may be helpful for you. ... (7 replies)
Possible MS
Oct 9, 2014
... with an MRI to see if there are any lesions present. Thinning of the optic nerve is atrophy of the optic nerve and is common in older patients. ... (1 replies)
... The MS Specialist will review your records and go over your MRI. This is a great time to ask questions about any concerns you might have regarding your lesions and their significance. ... (13 replies)
Symptoms for MS
Jul 27, 2012
... A journal is a great idea. An MRI cannot rule out MS. If your MS is early in presentation, lesions can easily be overlooked, especially by non specialists. There are many tests in the diagnostic process which are specific and can provide a definitive diagnosis. ... (3 replies)

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