I am sorry to see you finding yourself looking at a possible MS diagnosis. You have some disturbing symptoms that we can relate to. It does happen that damage from MS does not show up right away on an MRI. It sometimes takes years for the accumulated scarring to result in a lesion visible on an MRI. Typically, you won't get an MS diagnosis until that happens. It can happen but it is rare. Things can change quickly so I am glad to see your neuro taking this seriously and getting more MRIs.
As you probably already know, for some reason once you develop one autoimmune disease, you are at risk for more. Lucky us!!
I had lesions on my MRI from the get go. I can't give you much more than that. My lesions were there by the time we tested central nervous system response time. We will stand by you and offer you support while you go through the diagnostic process. Good luck. Feel free to ask lots of questions and post your experiences.
Gretchen co-moderator MS board diagnosed with MS July 2006
I have no lesions on my soul and so I will live with no limits.