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is it possible to have ms with the optic disks and optic nerves looking normal when checked by a neuroligist and an opthamoligist would this rule out ms?
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Not everybody with MS has optic neuritis...
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It definitely is possible - I have confirmed MS and have not had a known case of ON.  

I hope that helps.
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No one can rule out MS if the optic discs are normal.  Period!  Also, 64% of people who have optic neuritis have normal appearing optic discs.  So, while pale discs and evidence of optic neuritis can be used to help validate a diagnosis of MS, a normal eye exam can NOT be used to rule it out.

Whoever said that normal appearing optic discs rules out MS is a dodo!

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