Hi GirllyGirl24, I'm glad you found HW; I hope you were able to find some answers and get more replies to your post.
I've had MS for 12 yrs. I was diagnosed when I was 27 & newly married for 2 yrs. I was fortunate in my Mother being proactive in my care, she is a cardiac nurse. From onset of major symptoms to my final diagnosis it took 6 weeks. This is not typical for most people who wait years before they know for sure what they are dealing with. My MRI showed a lesion approx. the size of a golf ball. Tumor or MS were the two indications with my MRI. I had a brain biopsy three weeks later as well as lumbar puncture, EEG, ECG, Evoked Potential Vision Exams as well as blood tests. My LP results came first stating spinal fluid was positive & low for whatever reason. The biopsy was sent to the Mayo Clinic & the hospital lab which both came back saying my lesion was MS.
Based on the biopsy results & lumbar puncture I received a definite diagnosis of Multiple Sclerosis. Most people wait for years before getting a diagnosis of MS. Even if they present with symptoms of MS. It is very sad and difficult illness to deal with.
Your husband is blessed to have a wonderful wife looking for answers, asking questions, being proactive in his medical care. You stated his MRI showed two lesions but he isn't experiencing any MS symptoms right? I ask this because I had some slight symptoms starting a year or more before I had my major onset which occurred over two days time. I started having major headaches which I thought was stress, neck pain & stiffness and one time I feel down the stairs in my house as my right foot went numb. I had the numbness on and off but really didn't pay that much attention to it. I was overweight, had a demanding job, working all kinds of crazy hours so I figured these were the reason. I was at work when I noticed the numbness spreading slowly up my right leg to my knee. I thought I had a back problem like a slipped disk so I once again pushed it to the back of my mind. I woke up the next morning with total right side numbness, I couldn't use my right arm, my fingers were all curled in, I could hardly talk or walk well. I thought I had a stroke as that is exactly how it looked. In a panic I called my Mom who talked to my primary care doctor & he was able to get me into MRI that morning. We had the results the next day. With this illness it is different for everyone so it's difficult to pinpoint exact symptoms that are from MS.
Having a strong, positive support system is critical with any illness. It's scary and life changing. I hope you are able to get some answers here but you will find tons of support for you both. Please keep posting & let us know how things progress.