Just wondering how many of you that are dx with fibro also have had an MRI that came back with brain lesions?
I have several on mine and was curious as to the rest of you and the statistics of it happening versus not happening.
I also sit with the dx of "probable MS" for the last couple years. Any of you sitting there with me?
Thank you for any and all comments :)
Have a great weekend,
I know that my MRI got studied by a few doctors and it came up as calcium deposits. Weird. I don't know if there is a link between those and my fibromyalgia, my hypothyroidism or my bipolar disorder.....but they have been there for awhile and I don't know if they have multiplied or not because they were dismissed once they figured it out. They wanted to do exploratory open surgery. AS IF!
I, too, have lesions on the brain mri, unchanged from 11/07 and 5/08 mri's. I was told that fibro and chronic fat (which I have) do not have any relation to lesions. At 34, it is unusual to have lesions. Both radiologists said possible ms, but no other ms tests have come out abnormal. I did have a massive headache in the middle of the night about 9 years ago. I remember waking up and screaming from the pain (I am not a pain screamer). I don't know if I had a stroke, which is also unusual at 34. I can say that I have been in horrible pain since 10/07 and cannot imagine living my whole life like this. To answer Bear: I know someone who had ms symptoms and was not diagnosed until he had that surgery. Pretty scary, huh? I will say that ms and fibro have a lot of similar characteristics and a lot of people are undx. I hope this helps some.
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