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I've had numerous test done. Outcome sign of Multiple Sclerosis not active I'm 50 will it become active?

I've had numerous test done. Outcome sign of Multiple Sclerosis not active I'm 50 will it become active?

Yes it is possible: Disease can go into remission and then flare up. You have to look for the cause. We propose to treat causes of such chronic ailment. To learn more about how to treat the cause Please visit us www.ehacstl.com ...Read more

Sclerosis (Definition)

We neurologists employ the term to describe localized damage involving the central nervous system, and sclerosis means scarring. If in many areas, might be multiple sclerosis. If affecting the motor nerve cell, ...Read more


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What are some early symptoms of multiple sclerosis and what test should be done?

What are some early symptoms of multiple sclerosis and what test should be done?

Can be protean: May encounter loss of vision, numbness, weakness, imbalance or incoordiation, and less commonly early fatigue or cognitive issues. A clue might involve heat bringing out neurological symptoms. If questions arise of MS, an MRI of brain might be first step. Blood studies to rule out other entities can be considered, but a spinal tap may be also confirmatory or MS. Doctor diagnoses based on all. ...Read more

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All test Negative. No multiple Sclerosis! Who or where can I go to find out why I'm having problems bending my leg. NO PAIN!!! ?

All test Negative. No multiple Sclerosis! Who or where can I go to find out why I'm having problems bending my leg. NO PAIN!!!
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Painless leg problem: I'm a bit confused. You state "No multiple Sclerosis!" but in your Clinical Findings: Conditions, you list "Multiple sclerosis". You also didn't describe where you're having painless difficulty bending your leg: hip? knee? ankle? My suggestion is to have your Family Doc refer you to Sports Med specialist, Rheumatologist, Orthopedic surgeon & even Neurologist esp if MS. Have u had EMG/NCV? Biopsy? ...Read more

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Is there a definite test for multiple sclerosis?

Is there a definite test for multiple sclerosis?

No definite test: There is no definite test for MS. MS is not the same for every one, and the tests and tools we use to make the diagnosis can also find other illnesses which cause similar findings. ...Read more

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Is there a lab test for multiple sclerosis?

Is there a lab test for multiple sclerosis?

No: Not really. Multiple sclerosis is diagnosed by clinical exam, history and MRI of the cns. We do perform a lumbar puncture that can confirm oligoclonal bands as lab tests. The combination of all these factors play a role in the diagnosis of ms. ...Read more

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How to test for multiple sclerosis without anyone knowing?

Why?: I'm confused, why should this be a secret? If one has ms, it needs to be treated and controlled. There are tests that help confirm, but a non-physician would not have access to mri's or spinal fluid analysis. There are no drugstore diagnostic kits like for pregnancy. If there are good reasons for confidentiality, your doctor can keep this private. ...Read more

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What are the tests for maternal history of multiple sclerosis?

What are the tests for maternal history of multiple sclerosis?

See answer below: Currently there is not genetic or other diagnostic testing for multiple sclerosis. Neurological symptoms history is only partially helpful, as other conditions sometimes can mimic ms. ...Read more

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Wanted to know where can I find some medical cannabis online for my multiple sclerosis?

Wanted to know where can I find some medical cannabis online for my multiple sclerosis?

Dispense Info Only: Here at healthtap we dispense only relevant medical information based upon questions asked by individuals. We do not dispense any materials goods, nor do we endorse any specific products or services other than knowledge. ...Read more

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I had an MRI to test for multiple sclerosis. What next ?

I had an MRI to test for multiple sclerosis. What next ?

It really depends: On a) your clinical symptoms b) what the scan shows. Ms is a clinical diagnosis, made by excluding other pathology that can mimic ms. Your mr can show very characteristic findings that can strongly suggest ms, but it really depends on your clinical presentation. ...Read more

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Multiple Sclerosis (Definition)

Multiple sclerosis is a progressive disease that interferes with the functioning of the central nervous system and brain. Symptoms include numbness, impairment of speech and of muscular coordination, blurred ...Read more