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  • kelly8973 4

    Should i be given mri...

    Hello all. Im in a bit of a bad way. Ive been off work since oct and now currently lost my job on grounds of ill health. I have been diagnosed in jan by a neurologist as having chronic fatigue and functional neurological disorder. Since march my health has plummeted to a point i feel ill 27/7 barely...

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  • boss-lady973 1

    No one will tell me what's going on!!

    Hello everyone, I started out having migraines when I was about 10yrs old. It got so bad that I would cry myself to sleep then my father took me to the Dr, and they gave me meds and I haven't experienced them until about 4 yrs ago. I would suffer from migraines on a daily basis and never thought...

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  • carolinagirl1 2

    Misdiagnosed after 10 years!!

    I was diagnosed with MS in 2005. Now im being told I DO NOT have MS . My neurologist I had for 6 years left the practice, I was turned over to another neurologist within the same office and he says I don't have it. I was shocked, got a second opinion and he's saying the same thing! He says...

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  • Treated 2

    What happens when tests are clear but still symptoms?

    For the last 12 months I've had numerous test mri (1 lesion), lumber spinal fluid (some inflammation ). Visual evoked test (clear) and cervical neck scan (clear). Symptoms still here...fatigue, various sensation numbness and pins and needles. Bladder problems started with urine retention but occasionally...

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  • wendy 41640 1

    Things haven't been right for years.

    Few years back I noticed things happening. Sometimes coolectably othertimes alone. First was the waking up with black circle in right eyes. Lasted either few hours to all day. Then on standing I'd go really weird. Tingling from toe to head eyes on slow reaction shaking inside an jerking feeling like...

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  • mark12576 2

    is it ms

    Hi everyone its really just a bit advice i am after In 2014 i got a feeling of tingling all over my chest and my head felt to heavy for my body after going to A and E i was told it was a virus however the same happened exactly 2 weeks later only this tilme i had lots of other things aswell ie dizzy...

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  • nancy47055 2

    Spinal Fluid results positive but MRI negative

    Just got the results of my spinal tap. Elevated index and synthesis rate. Also, 8 oligoclonal bands in CSF but not the blood. I'm waiting for my doctor to call back. I've read these results are indicators of MS. However, recent neck and spinal cord MRIs are normal. I know you have to have...

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  • keeleyann 2

    Fibromyalgia/Chronic Abdominal Pain - Could it be MS?

    Hello all, I have been suffering with Chronic Abdominal Pain, fatigue, constant constipation, muscular pain, anxiety and other symptoms that come and go. I have had Abdominal MRIs, ultrasound, blood tests ect. And nothing ever is found. I am under gastroenterology who are treating it as functional...

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  • Velstadt 2

    Extremely concerned I have MS, looking for advice

    Let me preface this by stating I fully understand that no one online can diagnose something as complex as MS, I have an MRI in two weeks but I've already waited over a month (I'm in canada and these things take a very long time) and have been completely gripped by fear and anxiety in the meanwhile....

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  • zoeee24 1

    I've had MS like symptoms for 8 months what is going on?

    Well I've been feeling like I've not been myself since November last year. I woke up one Saturday with a numb little finger and my left side of my face was too. I felt quite sick and had really bad dizzy spells when I lent over. Well a week went past where the numbness went but I still didn't...

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  • beckyboo36 2

    Morton's Neuroma and MS

    Question for anyone who has MS..I'm still in limbo with a diagnosis with MS...long story, but recently been diagnosed with Morton's Neuroma in my left foot. Always had issues with my right, for the past month things cleared up and haven't any any problems with the right but then I couldn't...

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  • sadie1980 4


    I have been diagnosed with fibromyalgia for three years but I'm concerned that it is in fact MS ? I've got docs tomorrow to ask what other tests can be done I will post my symptoms and see if anyone can help Tingling in my hand Numb or sore tongue burning Tired all time but getting worse ...

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  • jackomo05363 1

    Ms I just too anxious

    I'm seeking some support and advice from this wonderful group of people. For 3 months now I have been having some tingling in my left leg and numbness in toes I also have some weakness in it but it's not limiting, it just gets too tired when trying to work out and I'm always conscious of...

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  • bic24773 4


    Hello, does anyone here get the smell of burning? I keep thinking the house is on fire or there's something wrong with the car, I don't have any nasal polyps or sinus problems. Thanks

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  • Brea398 2

    Why are some things so hard to diagnose?!

    Hi, 10 years ago I had lost feeling in both my legs when I tried getting out of bed that morning. Numbness lasted a couple weeks. I was exhausted, only able to work for 2 hours before needing to go back to bed. This lasted a month or longer. Vision issues. Foggy head. Couldn't think of words. Flare...

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  • corrie94 2

    Advice about MS needed.

    So, this has been playing on my mind for some time now. I am 22 years old. I have no symptoms of MS whatsover. My grandmother had MS, and died around 16 years ago. I have no idea if it was MS related. Then when my dad was in his early/mid 30s, he too was diagnosed with MS. Then a few years ago in his...

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  • DeniseM8226 2

    MS Symptoms. Referred to Neuro by Rheumatologist

    Hey everyone. I am just wondering how your symptoms started. A year ago, I started having pain in my left rib area. It progressed to my left shoulder blade. Throbbing, tingling, followed by numbness. I know have it in my left upper arm, left elbow, hands, and legs (mostly my left side). I've...

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  • nancy47055 2

    Symptoms: MS or Anxiety?

    Good afternoon. I have Rheumatoid Arthritis, Fibromyalgia and Anxiety. The anxiety has only been in the last year due to a lot of stress I've been experiencing. I take Ativan daily and it seems to work pretty well. Lately, I have experienced a lot of numbness in my hands. I've had it in...

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  • dee01002 2

    Cost of MRI

    Can anyonebtell me the price of a private MRI. 5 years I've had pains and numbness in my right side. My G.P won't refer me to anyone and diagnosed fibromyalgia and sciatica. I can't find any information on fibromyalgia down one side? I had a referral from the optition to the eye clinic for...

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  • JohnSP12 2

    Multiple Sclerosis symptoms - But brain MRI is almost normal

    About 8 months ago I was having low sensitivity on some areas of my body, and I had erection problems. But the the problems has gone away after about one month. 2 months ago, I was having problems with balancing, and writing, I couldn't write a thing legit. But it has improved. Now I'm feeling...

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  • jodie24547 1


    Hi was wondering if anyone could help me. For 2 years now i have been having problems with my left leg going numb and tingerly. I went to my GP where she sent me to get a MRI scan done 45 mins under that thing was really hard . Aftet that i got sent to an nero doctor to see if he could help me. He...

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  • dee01002 2

    5 yrs Fibro - imflamation found behind eye MS?

    Ive suffered what the Gp has said Fibromyalgia, sciatica, muscle spasms and others all effecting my right side and back 99% of the time. I do get the same pain in my left side a few hrs every now and then. I get double vision usually a few hrs in the morning and a stabbing eye pain every now and then...

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  • laura11375 2

    Entering month 3 none the wiser - Does this look like MS?

    Hi all, Posting here out of frustration. I'm feeling a million miles from myself. I really have gone downhill since early April, but even in the couple of months before, I was fatigued. ON my first visit to family doctor was given an antibiotic - didnt work. Went to ENT - she said maybe viral...

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  • Hayhue 5

    MS without lesions? Is it possible?

    Hey all. I've posted all over this site for possible reasons such as fibromyalgia and neuropathy; and spine; and MS; and now my neurologist has me back to MS. I always felt like I matched the symptoms anyway (vertigo, blurred vision, gait disturbance, electric shock) but after a years worth of...

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  • beckyboo36 2

    hanging in limbo. anyone else?

    So it all started last year at the end on june with a bad case of vertigo (bppv). went for therapy and therapist noticed i had nystgamus in one of my eyes which prompt and MRI which showed 3 mm along the right lateral margin of the mid body corpus callosum (3, 16) and 9 mm left occipital periventricular...

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  • vanessa66472 1

    hi can anyone tell me if I have the symptoms of MS

    hi it is a long story but three years ago it started where I could not move my left arm. I have always been healthy so this was a suprise to me. I went to the doctor who sent me for a MRI looking for a stroke and a limber punch all negative. I was diagnosed with a migraine so I never went back. However...

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  • mcncheri 3

    MS, Vitamin Deficiency, or Anxiety?

    Please have my apologies for asking what I feel must be blatantly obvious to everyone here, but I have some concerns that I would really appreciate the reassurance on... While I'm persistent on looking into blood tests and will be asking another medical professional about potential health concerns,...

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  • Bneuhardt 2

    ms specialist?

    What happens the first time you go to a ms doctor after you have been diagnosed? Going to university of Michigan for ms.

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  • susan06053 1

    M s ?? I'm at the end of my tether. What else can I do??

    Hi, hoping for advice, I am in tears writing this as I just feel so done! I am late 40's have had fibromyalgia for over 10 years and thyroid plus i b s. For the last 3 years severe trigeminal neuralgia. I believe it is m s but dr basically told me not to be so stupid! I don't think I can carry...

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  • Bneuhardt 2

    Ms and selling a house.

    Wish I knew what to do. I have to sell my house because I can't afford it and all of my credit card debt. I have ms. My house has equity in it.

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  • karenB65 2

    In a plaster caste and feeling worse each day

    Hello All.  I am currently under a consultant Neurologist being tested for MS after being wrongly diagnosed for over 10 years.  I go back to see my consultant on Wed 10th May, but am going to see him on a pair of crutches. This is because 5 days ago, I took another fall and have badly sprained...

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  • h3nr1 2

    Ms hug

    I was in the bath the other night and as I was sitting there I had a very tight chest, it lasted as long as I was in the bath, I got out laid on bed and it claimed down, I was wondering if this could of been a ms hug. Im Undiagnosed at the moment but suffer loads with my legs x

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  • audrey95916 1

    Do I have MS? Please help.....

    I am 31, just had a baby 5 months ago and I also have a daughter of 3 years old. I have degenerative disc in my neck which is quite painful and debilitating. I also had an MRI done 2 years ago and my brain "looked fine". But lately, I have been feeling these: - tingly arms - weakness in arms...

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