Dear all, I hope you don’t mind me asking you all this. I’ve not been diagnosed with ms, but fnd. My problem is I’ve not had many tests, so part of me is doubtful of the diagnosis, which is unhelpful. I had an mri of cervical and lumbosacral regions to check for nerve root impingement. (I was having right side, mainly face and leg, altered sensation, numbness-type feelings and back and knee/leg pain.) These were clear (apart from multilevel degenerative disc disease). In a neuropsychiatric appointment last week I was told the symptoms I had would have shown up an the mri of spine, so no brain imaging needed therefore fnd. I also had one sided headache, tinnitus (have had for some time), mild balance issues, sore leg which felt like I couldn’t relax it, random muscle twitches. More recently a lot of that much better/gone, but sometimes zings in hands (not both together) tingling in both soles of feet, some of my right side feels different. Since the first onset of symptoms I’ve still got a patch of numb-feeling on back of my head. Neurologist said I wouldn’t have all this with ms or anything else. And as I have a history of depression it was fnd. What I was wondering was whether in all your experiences this is true (type of symptoms and clear spine)? So many people take so long to get dx’d, drs seem to know so little sometimes, and the diagnosis of fnd seems so nebulous, many people diagnosed with it advice to keep searching for a more concrete answer. I’m just a bit tired and fed up of thinking about this, but I have children and owe it to them to make sure I’ve covered all bases, if that makes sense. My question was kind of hidden in the middle of my ramble, sorry!: Would damage in spine have shown up if it was cause of my symptoms? Are specific lesions related to specific symptoms? Sorry for ramble. Sorry for asking. Hope you’re all ok today. Thanks.
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