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    MS or driving myself crazy?

    Hi I am a white, 25 year old male, and I have stuffed from anxiety throughout my entire life. I am currently on a low dose anxiety medication. I have suffered from random shoulder twitches on and off for a a year or so. Recently though I have noticed my vision in my left eye has become blurry. I also...

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  • 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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  • MS or driving myself crazy?

    Hi I am a white, 25 year old male, and I have stuffed from anxiety throughout my entire life. I am currently on a low dose anxiety medication. I have suffered from random shoulder twitches on and off for a a year or so. Recently though I have noticed my vision in my left eye has become blurry. I also...

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  • Distinguishing between MS and Health Anxiety.

    So basically, I've been dealing with anxiety for a couple years, closing in on 3. I'm 22 and my dad had ms when I was a kid, died young. Therefore I've been very health conscious. Since I was around 16, before I had anxiety, I've had hot pin kind of feeling, hard to describe, in my trunk...

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  • Is this MS or anxiety? Awaiting mri

    I am a 22 year old female and a couple of months ago I started getting a pins and needles sensation in my toes. Although I had it in both feet, it was predominantly worse for my left side. I also found that bending or crossing my legs would make it worse. After speaking to my doctor he presumed it was...

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  • Does this sound like MS?

    HELP! Sorry this is so long. So I’ve been pretty sick for 3 months now. Numerous problems. First acid reflux .. stomach problems...bowel problems..ovarian cysts. Now I’m having a worse problem. My left arm goes numb and tingles a lot and is weak. It hurts a lot and the pain radiates to shoulders and...

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  • Does this sound like MS? Please help I'm desperate

    Hi everyone. I have been severely anxious and have not had a day where I've not broken down. My boyfriend has been very supportive of me but I can't help but feel like I am becoming an annoyance.  Basically in the beginning of august, I got a sudden onset of dizziness that basically persisted...

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  • Waiting on a diagnosis

    I have been given a diagnosis of CFS and FM. I got a severe virus in 2008 and never fully recovered. In recent years I started getting unusual symptoms like pins and needles all over and blurred vision. They give me a brain scan and said MS was ruled out. Since then I have what I can only describe as...

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  • 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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  • Symptom relief

    I know hyperbaric oxygen therapy is becoming popular  but is not an option for me. I’ve been trying home oxygen therapy with a concentrator and nasal cannula with some relief with fatigue, incontinence and pain. Not positive it’s the oxygen that’s helping or just time has anyone else had results...

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  • Pretty scared right now...

    I’ve recently come back from holiday and last night my left arm went dead and stayed that way for hours. I’ve now got the feeling back but it’s still quite tingly. I thought it may be related to my recent flight so I went to the doctor this morning thinking it was a trapped nerve. She noticed that a...

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  • Aspiration pneumonia may be leading to having PEG feed

    Hi I'm new on here. Have PPMS and several bouts of aspiration pneumonia this year. Doctors are talking about PEG feeding because of the risk of infection again or choking. Anyone out there have a PEG...can you give me some information.....pros and cons please.

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  • Muscle twinges, sore legs, left foot tingles, health anxiety?

    In August i had some pain in my toes on both feet and in both my hands, lasted about a week. Also had pain around left eye and tingling in face. Went to ER they swnt me through on a stroke alert. 2 ct scans one w contrast and one without. And then and MRi...all clear no lesions etc. Fast forward to...

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  • Oxygen therapy

    I have read a lot about hyperbaric oxygen therapy but it is very expensive. Some people have said home oxygen has helped them with fatigue. Has anyone tried this and if so how much do you use and for how long a day. 

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  • Scared of MS...need someone to talk to

    I’m 27 years old and have two little boys 3 and 4 months old. Well last week I went to the ER for sudden blurred vision in my right eye followed by a terrible headache. Never had that happen before. Anyways, they thought maybe a stroke. Got an MRI of my brain that was normal. Since this episode I have...

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  • Curious about the nature of ms symptoms

    Im new to this and I just have a few questions regarding the nature of symptoms by anyone who knows anything about ms. My biggest question is can symptoms be intermittent on an hour by hour basis and come and go frequently or are symtoms typically constant and unrelenting through out an episode? Are...

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  • Is it Ms?

    If I have slight numbness and pins and needles in certain parts of my body that come and go by the hour is this even a possible sign of ms? I have read that ms symptoms are usually constant and severe during an episode so is it possible that if the sensations are minor and intermittent that it could...

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  • Could it be MS???

    Hi! I've been having some symptoms which I can't put my finger on. I've been drs and had all bloods done and came back normal. I suffer with itchy skin now and again, at the minute it unbearable all along my stomach and down my side and thigh. I've been hvaing terrible pain down my right...

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  • Have I been misdiagnosed?

    I was diagnosed with fibromyalgia a long time ago now. I've been using fentanyl for pain for several years. The past few years I've been getting a strange burning numbness in my limbs , head and back. It only happens if I've been laying on the area that gets affected.  For example: I...

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  • Primary progressive or relapse remittant

    Last year in August I was diagnosed with ms, looking back on it I was showing signs for about 3-4 years before that. I haven't been able to walk distances without an aid (I look drunk), i havent had a good day for about a year and half, my legs feel dead, my hand shakes uncontrollablyand I have optic...

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  • MS hug? Please read x

    Hi xx Just wondering if anyone .. or as many people that can..  Can you please describe everything about what happens when u get this MS Hug .. if u do get it ..  I am at the beginning of being diagnosed.. and I have just come across this .. and I’m wondering if it is the same thing am experiencing.. ...

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  • T2/FLAIR Supratentorial hyperintensities- unexpected

    Hi all, About 8-9 months ago I started to have peripheral vision problems. It would come and go. I couldn't go to the doctor at that time because I didn't have insurance (I am an American). I finally got insurance so I went to see an ophthalmologist for an exam....

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  • Diagnosed with MS starting Lemtrada infusion therapy

    I have only recently been diagnosed with RR MS after several years of presenting with symptoms of: optic neurits 3y ago resulting in loss of vision in one eye for 3m. Early 2016 presented with blurred double vision, loss of balance, loss of taste, cognitive problems, hand shakes, leg cramps, memory...

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  • Is it Multiple Sclerosis?

    My GP has reffered me to a neurologist. I am expericing tingling in my legs and feet when sitting down when I am active this tingling passes but it takes a while for the tingling to go away. This is my only symptom. I am obvsioulsy very scared about what this might mean.

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  • Vitamin D deficiency, possible MS?

    I have spent the past 7 years being diverted with many antidepressants. I have been told that due to my age it would be impossible for me to have certain illnesses. Plus the big "It's nothing to worry about." I am a 23 year old female, I weigh around 8 stone and I stand at 5ft1. So by...

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  • Cognitive issues, memory, speech, stuttering

    Hello everyone Wanted to discuss what you might have experienced in these areas mentioned. My experience has been if I am overtired, or stressed out, then I will stutter.  Luckily this has only happened about 10 times so far. It can be a little shocking at first. Now I prefer to keep a sense of...

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  • MS symptoms? Peripheral Neuropathy?

    Hi. I'm new to this and am getting very worried! 3 years ago I started to have this weird buzzing/vibration/electricity feeling in my next to smallest toe on left foot. If I continued to walk on it I had the most horrendous pain and couldn't walk on it at all. My gp said it was gout, I was sceptical,...

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  • Scared that I have MS! Chronic health anxiety sufferer!

    Hi everyone this is my first post so I'll try my best. I have been suffering with anxiety (health anxiety mainly) for about 2 years. I have also picked up a drinking problem to cope with the anxious feelings. (I know that does NOT help but that's somthing I'm handling with a therapist and...

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  • 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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  • The MS Hug

    Hello everyone  One symptom that seems to stay with me is the MS Hug.  Ugggghhh!  It just feels like a tight corset around my ribcage. At times it gets even tighter. Anyone experience this and have any ideas how to get some relief??  This is driving me crazy.  I have had...

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  • Possible MS?

    Before I begin, I'm seeing a specialist soon. I'm a medically retired veteran suffering from severe PTSD. A few months ago, I posted about my ankle on a different part of this website. To keep it simple, I suddenly experienced sharp and intense pain in my right ankle and the leg would give on...

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  • Stomach issues, GERD, possible MS, and vitamin D deficiency

    Hi everyone, I'm new here and thank you for any responses up front. I recently returned from college back home for the summer and was struck with what I was told by every doctor to be a bad stomach virus. I was put on Prilosec and then Zantac and have been this way for almost 3 months. I have now...

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  • mri results

      hello could anyone offer there thoughts on this mri do you think it would be safe to say i dont have ms 

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  • Update

    Hi there, I know it's been a while since I posted. I just wanted to give you guys an update. I recently had an MRI and it showed 3 new lesions. Does this mean it's progressing? My Neuro also wants me to switch medications to something stronger. I'm so scared I don't know what to do. I'm...

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  • CNS Label

    Has anyone had inflamation of CNS label? MRI showed lesion and spots in left frontal lobe. Lumber puncture showed bands present. All other tests clear. I'm under urologist for bladder problems. I had my last appointment expecting all clear of MS (so i thought from result letters). Got there and...

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