I know it is frustrating after waiting so long and feeling so crap to not get a definite answer from your MRI but an MRI is actually not the great diagnostic tool that many people think it is. It is incredibly helpful and important but there is no single thing that can diagnose MS.
Who was it that said that the MRI was non-specific and to see your GP? And given that you are getting the results of all your other tests next week I am assuming you are seeing your neuro then? I hope so because it is only your neuro who can give you answers about your MRI.
All that the “non-specific” means is that the radiographer who has read your film has noted changes in the white matter that appear consistent with demyelination. But as he isn’t a neurologist he can’t say what CAUSED the demyelination, just that it appears to be there. There are actually many conditions that can cause white blobs to appear on an MRI. Some are as benign as signs of aging in older people to indications of a history of severe migraine through to a whole range of other neurological illnesses.
So now it is up to your neurologist ( and NOT your GP) to take the MRI results and in conjunction with your history and symptoms and any clinical signs he has found on examining you, put the whole lot together to try and make the diagnosis. Sometimes there still isn’t enough information for a diagnosis to be made and so you enter the dreaded period known as Limbo land. You might need even more tests or enter the “Wait and see” zone.
It can be a frustrating period as you feel like sh*te physically coupled with the uncertainty of what is wrong with you. But as a wise neurologist once said to me, “If it is MS it will eventually show itself.” I was in Limbo land for 6 years before there was enough clear evidence for a definite diagnosis to be made rather than wallowing around with a probable MS tag around my neck.
Best of luck and I hope you get some definite answers from your neuro soon.