In this video from My Journey with MS, Paul Baxter talks about some of the tests he had to undergo to be diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS).
After going to his doctors because he was concerned about a tingling feeling he was getting in his legs, Paul was referred to a neurologist who performed MRI scans initially on his back to rule out the presence of another condition called cauda equina. When the results of the MRI scans came back clear, the neurologist decided to perform more scans, this time on Paul’s neck and brain. The results of the scan on Paul’s brain showed lesions and demyelination and a spinal tap confirmed the diagnosis of multiple sclerosis.
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