I have been visiting and reading MS forums over the last few months as I have been undergoing various tests and attending consultations to see if I might have MS. After the MRIs which show 15 lesions and a barrage of other neurophysiological examinations my neurologist has told me that although I do not have MS, that it is likely that I will go on to be diagnosed with it in the future.
It seems that although my brain MRI is suggestive of MS (thankfully my spinal MRI was clear) my symptoms do not quite tick the right boxes. Some of my symptoms such as dizziness and fatigue I have lived with every day for the last 3 and a half yrs. Over the last 8 months I have started to suffer with pins and needles, often very painful in my hands and arms, but as it does not last for 24hrs or more at a time with at least a 1 month break between occurences it all falls in to the "don't know" box for diagnosis.
I guess I am just searching for an opinion from those who know best if this really does sound like MS to any of you?
I am scheduled for a repeat of MRI in 6 months, and although LP has been mentioned several times, I have now been told that even with a positive LP I will still not be diagnosed with MS based on my symptoms...or lack thereof.
Would love to hear from anyone who has the time....many thanks