It is not uncommon for a diagnosis to take several months, and frustratingly it can take even longer. A range of other possible causes need to be explored and many different tests need to be carried out.
What should I do if I think I have MS?
Most people who experience unexplained symptoms won't have MS. However, if you're concerned that you may have MS, your GP should be your first port of call.
In this section
Tests for MS
Before a diagnosis
Find support near me
From support groups to information events, there's lots of ways to connect with people who understand what life's like with MS.
From symptoms and treatments to accessing care and support, our booklets and factsheets are packed full of information and tips on living well with MS.