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What tests are done to see if one has ms
what medical words are used in tests how they prove one has ms
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Diagnosis of MS is complicated as no single diagnostic test is confirmatory. However, more than 90 percent people are diagnosed based on MRI only. Neurological examinations reveal weakness and other signs. Vitamin D and B12 deficiency also produces symptoms like MS, and hence these are ruled out. Evoked potential tests are done to diagnose nerve weakness. Lumbar puncture or spinal tap is also confirmatory for MS. Hope this helps. Take care!

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