Here is My Question:
For 11 year's I been suffering from Chronic Migraine and 2019 I started difficulty walking, sensitivity to humidity, pins and needle, pain, blurred vision, electrical shock pain along spinal cord. Recent MRI showed white matters, other blood tests were negative for other conditions. One neurologist told me it is PPMS and the only treatment he gave was Fampyra. How can I be sure if I have PPMS. I don't have a neurologist. Thanks
You need to see a neurologist, preferably one specializing in MS, for a detailed history, neurological examination, review of MR imaging studies of the brain and spine and spinal fluid analysis. A diagnosis of primary progressive MS requires spinal fluid analysis in most cases. Misdiagnosis is high if the specialist is not methodical in their evaluation.
Revere P (Rip) Kinkel, MD
Professor of Clinical Neurosciences
Director of the Multiple Sclerosis Program
Clinical Neurosciences Director
University of California San Diego
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