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Why Do I Get My Old Ms Symptoms Back When I Am Heated Up
Ms symptoms compare along with other diagnosis. what is 3 key signs that help get better diagnostic direction to decision and Dr!
MS WORK UP: In the MS work up, of a younger female patient presenting with vertigo /gait instability/numbness. And on exam ther is hyperrefleia. You would want to do a full blood work up evaluate for Lyme disease/CNS SARCOIDOSIS /SJOGRENS SYNDROME. MRI of brain and cervical spine to look for plaques. If necessary a lumbar puncture to check MBP and oligoclonal bands ...Read more
My MRI was clean, but I have some ms symptoms. Could it be primary progressive. I'm a 17 year old, and very worried. ?
Possible MS: it depends what symptoms do you have. There are many diseases that can cause symptoms similar to MS. ...Read more
Why do high temperatures make multiple sclerosis symptoms worse? I live in a hot climate and really love being outside, but i can’t much anymore because my MS symptoms get really bad. Why does that happen and is there anything i can take or do so i can en
Complex: If the insulation (myelin) is damaged in nerve fibers, the heat promotes intracellular potassium to leach out, worsening nerve fnctn. A drug such as Ampyra may help stabilize, and since fatigue is an issue, might try Ritalin or nuvigil. Best approach, more potent drug such as gilenya, tysabri, (natalizumab) or even the forthcoming bg-12, and take vit d. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Long history of headaches. 2 lesions on brain, 1 old 4.5mm, 1 enhanced 3mm. Dr is saying MS but I have no MS symptoms. What could these be from?
Lesions: The fact that one lesion enhanced, presumably on mri, is what makes it more suspicious for ms. There are times when the diagnosis is made purely on mri. Your enhancing lesion is pretty small. You will need a follow up MRI in 3-6 months to see if new spots develop. People with headaches are very likely to have abnormal spots on MRI that are benign, but don't usually enhance. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have been having MS symptoms for a while. Just got back my MRI and it says I have a 5mm lesion right frontal periventricular white matter. Ms possib
Other thoughts: One 5 mm lesion does not fulfill mcdonald's criteria which was designed to define those individuals who are likely to develop ms by mri. Your doctor would probably want further testing including veps (visual evoked potentials), oct (optical coherence tomography), mris of the spine, labs, and possibly a lumbar puncture. Good luck and well wishes. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Should i go to the ER my MS symptoms seem to be getting worse I have been on steroid burst for 5 days and i lost control of my bladder, and I am having more spasams and more pain then ever thisis my 5 bout of MS in a year I am 23 years old and very scared
Exacerbations : Exacerbations of ms do sometimes require hospitalization when outpatient care is not working. Going to the er may be a good idea, though you might first try contacting your neurologist's office. It's possible that he/she or another physician is available by telephone to give you some advice. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have one brain lesion via an MRI. Neuro said its a migraine scar, i dont get migraines but do have many MS symptoms. Advice?
Lhermitte's sign & oligoclonal bands found in csf. Had no other MS symptoms and mris (cervical & brain), bloods & evokes all normal. Will i get ms?
CIS: Lhermitte's sign is consistent with spinal cord lesion, and bands are about 95% predictive of onset of clinically definite ms in future, but if no lesions seen on either mri, it is not fully clear that your future deflinitely involves ms. If no symptoms, recommend supplementing vitamin d-3, approx 5000 units twice daily (level 50-60 ng/ml), and repeating mri's in 6 months, and if spots, start med. ...Read more
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