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Are electrical tests used to diagnose multiple sclerosis?

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Electrical tests of your nerves, called evoked potentials, can help doctors confirm if the condition has affected the parts of your brain that help you see, hear, and feel. Your doctor will place wires on your scalp to test your brain's response as you watch a pattern on a video screen, hear a series of clicks, or get electrical pulses on your arm or leg.

From: Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Diagnosis & Tests WebMD Medical Reference

Reviewed by Neil Lava on February 28, 2018

Medically Reviewed on 2/28/2018

SOURCE: National Multiple Sclerosis Society.

Reviewed by Neil Lava on February 28, 2018

SOURCE: National Multiple Sclerosis Society.

Reviewed by Neil Lava on February 28, 2018

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