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thewoods3 posted:
Hey I am new here so I will just give an overview of my condition. Last Jan I was in the hospital the dr found a lesion on my brain and I was giving steroids for a period of time went to my neuro and had the test done with the c-spine blood work and spinal tab. Everything come back normal the neuro said that t could be MS but with one lesion was hard to determine. I have started having numbness in my left arm and fingers and having like a charliehorse in my left thigh with burning sensation running down to my knee. I have also woke up with not being able to move my left side at all. I was just wondering are the sign that it is MS and it is progressing.
Rory26312 responded:
Hello and welcome thewoods3

One of the diagnostic criteria for MS is two flairs seperated by time, with new symptoms . If indeed it turns out you have MS and this is a flair (excaberation) then your new symptoms could meet this .

It is time for a call to your neuro, to see if there is any further testing that the can do or repeat.

Some neuros will diagnose a condition called Clinically Isolated Syndrome (CIS) if there is some evidence of MS but not enough for a full diagnosis. The diagnosis does not mean that full MS will develop but it enables them to start the patient on treatment which will hopefully delay the onset of MS.

Let us know how you are doing and what the neuro thinks is happening,


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