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MRI Today

MRI Today

Today I have a very long MRI. It is of the brain, cervical and thoracic spine with and without contrast. I would say this is probably at least my 22nd MRI since being diagnosed with multiple sclerosis over 22 years ago. I am no stranger to these tests. I have actually had numerous life epiphanies during my MRIs over the years. One was when I decided I wanted to be a bookkeeper/accountant. I started to look in the papers for…

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MRI no change but I’m worse. The pool theory.

MRI no change but I’m worse. The pool theory.

You might think that’s great you had no active lesions on your MRI, no new lesions either. Yes, it is but that is a Relapsing Remitting MS signifier that my main MS drug, Rituxan, is suppose to prevent. It is working which is definitely great. The reason I’m not celebrating is because this MRI result is only part of my picture with MS. There is another part, it is thought of as Secondary Progressive MS. Secondary progressive MS (SPMS) is…

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