Multiple sclerosis diagnostic tests

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382218 tn?1341181487 Utah firm developing blood tests for multiple sclerosis By Brian Maffly | The Salt Lake Tribune December 14, 2011 A Salt Lake City company has received a boost in its quest to develop diagnostic tests for multiple sclerosis, which could improve the lives of those with the devastating, unpredictable autoimmune disorder that disrupts nerve function.
Avatar n tn These chemicals, called cytokines, drive the inflammation in the brain, attracting more immune cells, and causing the debilitating disease marked by loss of neurological function. Researchers have now discovered the role of a major cytokine in multiple sclerosis that could be a target for new therapy against the disease." Excerpt from Thomas Jefferson University. "Cytokine may play major role in multiple sclerosis." ScienceDaily. ScienceDaily, 29 April 2015. .
Avatar f tn LP is lumbar puncture or examination of the cerebrospinal fluid surrounding the brain and the spinal cord. This is done under strict aseptic precautions to prevent injecting any infection into the spine during examination. Fluid is collected in test tubes and sent for cell count, biochemistry, cultures.
Avatar f tn Your neurologist needs to look into these conditions one by one. The other possible cause could be multiple sclerosis and is a diagnosis of exclusion. The symptoms of multiple sclerosis are loss of balance, muscle spasms, numbness in any area, problems with walking and coordination, tremors in one or more arms and legs.
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 n tn The various causes of blurred and double vision are cataracts, macular degeneration, damage to muscles and nerves in the eye which can be caused by thyroid problems, multiple sclerosis, strokes, high blood pressure, and diabetes. Diabetes can also cause these symptoms by diabetic retinopathy. Consult an ophthalmologist for eyes evaluation.
Avatar f tn Brain lesions refers to any type of abnormal tissue in or on brain tissue, when used in reference to MS though a lesion usually means scar, Multiple Sclerosis literally means multiple scars, MS lesions also show up as bright areas or spots on T2 MRI's..
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 f tn A strong degree of suspicion needs to be kept for 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. The symptoms of multiple sclerosis are loss of balance, muscle spasms, numbness in any area, problems with walking and coordination, tremors in one or more arms and legs.
Avatar m tn Your multiple neurological symptoms are suggestive of multiple sclerosis. You could be suffering from migraines with aura. Visual symptoms are common with migraines like blurring of vision or eye floaters. The other possibility is of multiple sclerosis since there are other neurological symptoms like weakness right arm and numbness on right side of face and head.
Avatar f tn Your neurologist needs to look into these conditions one by one. The other possible cause could be multiple sclerosis and is a diagnosis of exclusion. The symptoms of multiple sclerosis are loss of balance, muscle spasms, numbness in any area, problems with walking and coordination, tremors in one or more arms and legs.
Avatar n tn White lesions in spine and brain also need to be investgated for Multiple sclerosis which is a chronic demyelinating disease characterized by active phase and remissions. It has multiple symptoms and signs and is a diagnosis of exclusion. The symptoms of multiple sclerosis are loss of balance, muscle spasms, numbness in any area, problems with walking and coordination, tremors in one or more arms and legs.
Avatar m tn Hi there. 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. The symptoms of multiple sclerosis are loss of balance, muscle spasms, numbness in any area, problems with walking and coordination, tremors in one or more arms and legs.
Avatar f tn Your doctor will need to investigate your daughter in law for multiple sclerosis where the disease phase is characterized by active phase and remissions. It has multiple symptoms and signs and is a diagnosis of exclusion. The symptoms of multiple sclerosis are loss of balance, muscle spasms, numbness in any area, problems with walking and coordination, tremors in one or more arms and legs.
Avatar f tn These T2 flair hyper intensities on MRI brain are suggestive of multiple sclerosis. MS is a chronic demyelinating disorder where the disease phase is characterized by active phase and remissions. It has multiple symptoms and signs and is a diagnosis of exclusion. The symptoms of multiple sclerosis are loss of balance, muscle spasms, numbness in any area, problems with walking and coordination, tremors in one or more arms and legs.
Avatar f tn This could be due to ear infections, foreign body in the ear, as part of demyelinating disease , multiple sclerosis. You need to be investigated for multiple sclerosis. MS is a chronic demyelinating 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 Your doctor should investigate you for multiple sclerosis since you have multiple neurological symptoms. MS is a chronic demyelinating disorder where the disease phase is characterized by active phase and remissions. It has multiple symptoms and signs and is a diagnosis of exclusion. The symptoms of multiple sclerosis are loss of balance, muscle spasms, numbness in any area, problems with walking and coordination, tremors in one or more arms and legs.
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.
Avatar n tn Had a CT Scan and MRI Brain Lesions was found but still have daily headaches after Multiple Sclerosis was diagnoised. What test should be done so I can find out why have constant daily headaches?