Results of mri- demyelination and lesions any ideas?

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Hi

I've just had results of mri brain and spine scan from the gp. Lesions were seen and he said it's demyelination. Any ideas what this could be?

Thanks

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    Demyelination is basically an antigen that eats at the nerve sheathes, causing wide symptoms.  How old are you?  Many people have lesions in their brain that never cause problems.  A gap is not the doc you need to be seeing.  Take your Mri to a neurologist to get accurate information and what you can do and expect. A gap is not an expert in anything but the sniffles. 😎
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      Thank you for your reply. I'm 42 and I have a neuro appt in August. My gp requested the mri that's why the results went back to him. It's the waiting game that frustrates me .
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    Helen,  yeah, the waiting is hard, but just try not to obsess about it til then.  Are you having headaches and if so, what other symptoms are you having? Hang in there. 😎
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      Hi yes I do have headaches. Other symptoms are:

      Numbness down my left side

      Pins and needles in hands and feet

      Fatigue

      Pains in left arm

      Blurred vision but only for a few seconds

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      Helen,  I have no idea what is wrong with you but would love for you to keep us updated once you see the neuro.  Good luck, girl.  I'll be thinking of you. 😎
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