I have a Q? Are cysts in the brain common with MS?
Now that I know, for certain, that I have MS, I wonder what the "cysts" in my brain mean.
Yes, I had a "closed head injury" (severe head trauma, concussion), severe neck trauma, dislocated left thumb and a severe chest contusion, back on July 3rd. Without this accident I would probably not have had an MRI that showed the lesions and the cyst. My first MRI revealed 1 walnut-sized cyst and 12-16 lesions, the 2nd MRI they found, more than one cyst and more than 16 lesions.
My Neurologists explained that the lesions were from MS (verified by spinal tap and blood tests), but he didn't say what the cysts were from or why there is now more than one and if I should be alarmed about the cysts.
Do any of the rest of you have both lesions and cysts in your brain?
Idk either but im sure people will answer that do. I remeber my PCP saying I have a cyst but it was no big deal because where it was at was common place? Like smokers usually get them so I never really thought about it or worried about it since they said not too. That was just from a Cat scan tho ( my very first test) My Neuro never brought it up after I got my MRI just the 2 lesions.
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