Well, you've been to a neuro already, and a lesion (spot) has been found. Do you have those medical records, or have you made sure they've been passed along to your new doctor? If not -- that would be crucial that you make sure that happens.
You've already apparently done what I'd suggest -- write down all your symptoms, particularly those that occurred since the last MRI, and share that with your doctor. If you can, take someone with you to help you ask questions or get the answers. It's likely you'll hear all sorts of information from the doctor and it's hard to keep it all straight when you're already anxious and scared (justifiably so).
He'll likely take a complete medical history, review those old tests, and ask what is currently going on that brought you back to the neuro. He'll check for balance, strength, look at your eyes, ask about the foot drop (that foot dragging thing you mentioned), the L'Hermittes (that electrical shock feeling down your neck and back), and the rest of it,
so it's important that you do your best to be brief, succinct, to the point. Start with your most annoying or challenging or difficult symptom(s) first, working your way to the least troublesome. That way you'll at least get the most difficult stuff mentioned, should you run out of time.
Good luck! Let us know how it goes!
You have gotten some excellent advice from Uppitycats. I would just like to offer my support. Hang in there and do bring your husband. Mine goes to all my neuro appointments and pipes up on things he sees like memory (my memory is pretty good lol). He is an extra set of ears as well and helps me to take in all information. You are right that it can take quite some time to get a diagnosis so be patient but persistent. We are here to help you. Ask lots of questions and vent all you want.
I loved your post on driving with your teenager. Heheheh. I have a 13 year old and do not look forward to those driving lessons. Maybe I can send my son to you.
Love and prayers,
No, I haven't had an EMG. Here's a website that explains more clearly what the test is, and what they're testing for:
Sounds like your doctor is being thorough, covering all possibilities, to try to figure out what's going on with you.