Multiple sclerosis diagnosis laboratory tests

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Avatar f tn Why aren't the Doctors able to give me a positive diagnosis for MS when all the tests are consistent with the disease?
Avatar m tn One of them said it is all due to ur anxiety ( Cause i do not have any bladder problems and dizziness, numbness tingling all is due to anxiety) but one said its Multiple Sclerosis+ anxiety. My MRI and EEG were clear. Currently i have high frequency of muscle tingling through out my body only when i am lying on bed plus i see double vision of any statement especially ( white in colour) on TV and laptop. Is it MS? Should I start taking Med for MS or just let it be and hope it will go away?
Avatar n tn It is possible that I had/have undiagnosed multiple sclerosis, and then when I started treatment the interferon kept the MS from progressing?
Avatar f tn Is there anyone out there that has a dual diagnosis of Myasthenia Gravis and Multiple Sclerosis? I was recently diagnosed with the MS after having the MG for 24 years.
1815939 tn?1377991799 Examining patients for potential autoimmune diseases is fraught with difficulty because not one laboratory test establishes such a diagnosis. Typically, multiple laboratory tests are needed and include basic studies like a complete blood count, comprehensive metabolic panel, acute phase reactants, immunologic studies, serologies, flow cytometry, cytokine analysis, and HLA typing.
1925501 tn?1322888691 They never found the cause of the high blood pressure, but the Doctor said he had MS and in order to diagnose my father he would need to run several more tests. The Doctor also said that if he was able to get these tests done he might live 10 to 15 more years, if not he would probably never see 50, but we don’t have that kind of money and can’t afford insurance so the test have never been done.
Avatar m tn but with greatly improved control and all vitamin tests coming out normal. Going for mri end of month. or i could have multiple mylenoma or just nothing I guess. But maybe i am just an obese 58 year old diabetic. But reading so many posts, amazing the similar symptoms, as a teen in Chicago major debilitating headaces. Hatred of summer heat, almost strangled my husband after 3rd kid before he got air put in.
Avatar n tn Vitamin B12 deficiency is associated with peripheral neuropathy, which causes tingling, and numbness, overlapping symptoms of multiple sclerosis. Multiple sclerosis is a chronic demyelinating neurological disorder where the disease phase is characterized by active phase and remissions. It has multiple symptoms and signs and is a diagnosis of exclusion.
Avatar f tn This finding is supportive evidence of multiple sclerosis, but should be interpreted in conjunction with all clinical and laboratory data pertaining to this patient. The clinical significance of a numerical band count, determined by Isoelectric Focusing, has not been definitively defined. The data should be interpreted in conjunction with all pertinent clinical and laboratory data for this patient. From quest diagnostics Any input would be greatly appreciated.
Avatar m tn This question has been asked over and over. PCR-DNA tests are not diagnostic tests, they are monitoring tests for people WITH HIV.