Early diagnosis is important, since treatment can slow the disease. In these articles, learn about tests doctors may use to diagnose MS and measure its effects.
There's no single test for MS, and many conditions have symptoms that seem like MS.
MRI is a diagnostic test that detects changes in the brain related to MS.
Liquid taken from a spinal tap is a procedure that can indicate brain-related trouble from MS.
Evoked potential tests measure electrical activity in the brain caused by light, sound, and touch.
After a diagnosis of MS, here are questions to ask your doctor to help figure out next steps of care.
A medical team will help you care for your body and mind related to complications from MS.