good news from the neurologist (MS mentioned)

good news from the neurologist (MS mentioned)

Joined: January 27th, 2003, 11:09 pm

February 22nd, 2012, 9:43 pm #1

He said based on the information from the spinal tap and the optic nerve test and everything else they know, it is less likely that I have MS than that I do! I was not expecting to hear this at all. This is the most hopeful thing I have heard yet, and, while there is no definitive test for MS and I might still have or develop it eventually, I do feel like this is really good news. I have to repeat the MRIs in five months (sooner if any new symptoms develop). He said the weird incident where I couldn't speak properly is not typical of MS, and is more often associated with migraines. The lesion on my spine might be related to some old virus I came into contact with. The lesions on my brain are non-specific and might be related to migraines. So really good news! Thanks for holding my hand through all this. Now I've just got to put it out of my head until July.

xoxox
MM
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Joined: August 21st, 2006, 3:29 pm

February 22nd, 2012, 10:19 pm #2

MM-IL,

Ooh, I'm thrilled to see this -- as I have said we went through sort of a similar experience with my DSD and of course ended uncertain ... I mean, her dx wasn't MS but we still don't know what did cause her symptoms or when they may return which is (as you know) sort of worrying in the back of the mind. But, still, good news as compared to the certainty of a diagnosis of that sort. Delighted to hear!

Best wishes,
Alex
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Joined: July 28th, 2007, 9:23 pm

February 22nd, 2012, 10:39 pm #3

He said based on the information from the spinal tap and the optic nerve test and everything else they know, it is less likely that I have MS than that I do! I was not expecting to hear this at all. This is the most hopeful thing I have heard yet, and, while there is no definitive test for MS and I might still have or develop it eventually, I do feel like this is really good news. I have to repeat the MRIs in five months (sooner if any new symptoms develop). He said the weird incident where I couldn't speak properly is not typical of MS, and is more often associated with migraines. The lesion on my spine might be related to some old virus I came into contact with. The lesions on my brain are non-specific and might be related to migraines. So really good news! Thanks for holding my hand through all this. Now I've just got to put it out of my head until July.

xoxox
MM
I've been thinking about you and hoping all was going along a smooth path. This is wonderful news! So wonderful to read your post!
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Joined: April 9th, 2004, 1:54 pm

February 22nd, 2012, 11:39 pm #4

He said based on the information from the spinal tap and the optic nerve test and everything else they know, it is less likely that I have MS than that I do! I was not expecting to hear this at all. This is the most hopeful thing I have heard yet, and, while there is no definitive test for MS and I might still have or develop it eventually, I do feel like this is really good news. I have to repeat the MRIs in five months (sooner if any new symptoms develop). He said the weird incident where I couldn't speak properly is not typical of MS, and is more often associated with migraines. The lesion on my spine might be related to some old virus I came into contact with. The lesions on my brain are non-specific and might be related to migraines. So really good news! Thanks for holding my hand through all this. Now I've just got to put it out of my head until July.

xoxox
MM
OMG, M, that is amazing news -- what a huge relief! I am so, so happy and relieved. Sigh. I realize that you do need to keep monitoring, but still, this makes my day (and yours too, I'm sure)!

xoxox,

Ellen (and DH, who asks how you are all the time!)
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February 23rd, 2012, 12:45 am #5

He said based on the information from the spinal tap and the optic nerve test and everything else they know, it is less likely that I have MS than that I do! I was not expecting to hear this at all. This is the most hopeful thing I have heard yet, and, while there is no definitive test for MS and I might still have or develop it eventually, I do feel like this is really good news. I have to repeat the MRIs in five months (sooner if any new symptoms develop). He said the weird incident where I couldn't speak properly is not typical of MS, and is more often associated with migraines. The lesion on my spine might be related to some old virus I came into contact with. The lesions on my brain are non-specific and might be related to migraines. So really good news! Thanks for holding my hand through all this. Now I've just got to put it out of my head until July.

xoxox
MM
MM, this is so great, so happy and relieved for you!!!
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February 23rd, 2012, 1:28 am #6

He said based on the information from the spinal tap and the optic nerve test and everything else they know, it is less likely that I have MS than that I do! I was not expecting to hear this at all. This is the most hopeful thing I have heard yet, and, while there is no definitive test for MS and I might still have or develop it eventually, I do feel like this is really good news. I have to repeat the MRIs in five months (sooner if any new symptoms develop). He said the weird incident where I couldn't speak properly is not typical of MS, and is more often associated with migraines. The lesion on my spine might be related to some old virus I came into contact with. The lesions on my brain are non-specific and might be related to migraines. So really good news! Thanks for holding my hand through all this. Now I've just got to put it out of my head until July.

xoxox
MM
You've put a smile on my face! (nt)
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Joined: January 24th, 2007, 2:25 pm

February 23rd, 2012, 2:16 am #7

He said based on the information from the spinal tap and the optic nerve test and everything else they know, it is less likely that I have MS than that I do! I was not expecting to hear this at all. This is the most hopeful thing I have heard yet, and, while there is no definitive test for MS and I might still have or develop it eventually, I do feel like this is really good news. I have to repeat the MRIs in five months (sooner if any new symptoms develop). He said the weird incident where I couldn't speak properly is not typical of MS, and is more often associated with migraines. The lesion on my spine might be related to some old virus I came into contact with. The lesions on my brain are non-specific and might be related to migraines. So really good news! Thanks for holding my hand through all this. Now I've just got to put it out of my head until July.

xoxox
MM
i am so happy for you!!!!! celebrate your heart out!!!!
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February 23rd, 2012, 2:17 am #8

He said based on the information from the spinal tap and the optic nerve test and everything else they know, it is less likely that I have MS than that I do! I was not expecting to hear this at all. This is the most hopeful thing I have heard yet, and, while there is no definitive test for MS and I might still have or develop it eventually, I do feel like this is really good news. I have to repeat the MRIs in five months (sooner if any new symptoms develop). He said the weird incident where I couldn't speak properly is not typical of MS, and is more often associated with migraines. The lesion on my spine might be related to some old virus I came into contact with. The lesions on my brain are non-specific and might be related to migraines. So really good news! Thanks for holding my hand through all this. Now I've just got to put it out of my head until July.

xoxox
MM
here's to hoping that this was much ado about nothing!! your dd has migraines, right? so maybe those markers are from migraines. Yay--put it out of your head and move on!! So, so glad to hear this news from you!



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Dd: Conceived when I was 42 after 2 years ttc. Conceived on 6th IVF cycle after 2 bfn's and 3 m/cs.

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Joined: February 20th, 2006, 11:35 pm

February 23rd, 2012, 2:44 am #9

He said based on the information from the spinal tap and the optic nerve test and everything else they know, it is less likely that I have MS than that I do! I was not expecting to hear this at all. This is the most hopeful thing I have heard yet, and, while there is no definitive test for MS and I might still have or develop it eventually, I do feel like this is really good news. I have to repeat the MRIs in five months (sooner if any new symptoms develop). He said the weird incident where I couldn't speak properly is not typical of MS, and is more often associated with migraines. The lesion on my spine might be related to some old virus I came into contact with. The lesions on my brain are non-specific and might be related to migraines. So really good news! Thanks for holding my hand through all this. Now I've just got to put it out of my head until July.

xoxox
MM
Oh MM I am SO SO happy to read this! That is awesome. I was still holding out hope that you might get news along this line. How amazingly complex the body is, and figuring things out.

Interesting about the migraines, lesions, and speech. I guess I'm recalling now that I've read about that effect on speech before.

Sending you tons and tons of happy hugs, and keeping my fingers crossed for July.

xoxo
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Joined: June 20th, 2006, 2:07 am

February 23rd, 2012, 3:03 am #10

He said based on the information from the spinal tap and the optic nerve test and everything else they know, it is less likely that I have MS than that I do! I was not expecting to hear this at all. This is the most hopeful thing I have heard yet, and, while there is no definitive test for MS and I might still have or develop it eventually, I do feel like this is really good news. I have to repeat the MRIs in five months (sooner if any new symptoms develop). He said the weird incident where I couldn't speak properly is not typical of MS, and is more often associated with migraines. The lesion on my spine might be related to some old virus I came into contact with. The lesions on my brain are non-specific and might be related to migraines. So really good news! Thanks for holding my hand through all this. Now I've just got to put it out of my head until July.

xoxox
MM
happy to hear this news what a load off.

huge hugs going out to you

julie


me:43, DH 44
FSH 26
DS: born by c-sec Apr15'03, 9lbs5oz 41wks gest. (after 4 years of ttc, starting in 1998)
DD born by c-sec Oct 13 2007, 8lbs13oz 39wk gest. (after just under 3 years of ttc)
~~DS was conceived naturally the cycle following a cancelled DE IVF, using my good friend's eggs. She was on the verge of hyperstimming.
~~DD's nat conception I attribute to using OPKs like a crazy nut, eating grapefruit daily and using preseed. also 5 cycles of TCM ending 2 cycles before that lucky cycle.
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