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by MsWobbles, Sep 19, 2009
To: Quix
Outstanding!  Thanks so much for your thorough coverage of an important issue to us Limbolanders!  This should be disseminated to every neuro!

WAF
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by vanvechten, Nov 27, 2009
To: Quxotic1
I have a pacemaker and can't have an MRI. What in your opinion would be the single most important diagnostic toolin the absnce of the MRI? Isit comon for this tool to have to be repeated several times? Thank you.  
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by Quixotic1, Dec 19, 2009
To: Van
An exhaustively complete history and neuro exam are the best tools for diagnosing MS.   A postive MRI is NOT necessary - though it is desirable.  I sent you a message.  Yes, many people have multiple MRIs before final diagnosis.  Quix
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by lindlk, Oct 20, 2010
To: Quix
Relieved that I have a neg MR, I am still searching for answers. I just finished a visit with a neurologist telling me that it is very unlikely that I have MS because my MRI is negative. Despite having MS symptoms, my father has MS and there is no other e
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by lilmac91199, Jan 12, 2012
My MRI, with contrast, of my brain and C-spine were negative. My neuro didn't stop.Positive Evoke with optical neuropathy & massive nerve damage. Had an LP. Was diagnosed with MS from the LP. My sister was diagnosed 2 years and 7 months prior to me. She s
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by myrudy, Apr 12, 2012
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I recently had another MRI and saw another MS Specialist for a referral from my PCP for RR MS. I was diagnosed with RR MS in 2010, told the lesions on my MRI were in fact MS lesions, then told on Rad Report that I did not have a pattern suggestive for MS?
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by xrds, Nov 06, 2012
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My doctor is convinced i have MS as i have all the symptoms for 18 months now. MRI came back negative & my neurologist said straight out no! I now have to use a walking aid as I cannot walk properly, very unstable. can't write with a pen or hold things pr
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