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  • Possible MS?

    Hello,  About a month ago, I had severe pain in my chest which was diagnosed as costochondritis that was likely due to a really bad cold I had had a week before. A couple days later, I started to get tingling in my hands and feet and the muscles in my left cheek started to get numb/tight. All of...

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  • Once told misdiagnosed with MS, moving forward.

    One Dr validated the presence of lesions but noted that I have all the symptoms. But it does not meet current criteria and he did not know what it is. But it is abnormal and my symptoms can be managed by a neutologist. Until they can tell me what it is I call it atypical MS. Was hoping MS resources...

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  • Help without Medical Insurance?

    Has anyone been receiving any kind of 'treatment' or relief of symptoms without having medical coverage.  All insurance quotes for me have been crazy expensive and definitely not doable and of course I'm in the middle of a relapse.  

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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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  • Information please

    I have a temporary sacral nerve stimulator fitted to help with my bowel problems.  Really not sure if this is helping or if its hitting the right nerve or just what I am supposed to feel.  If anyone has one fitted and info given would be greatly appreciated.  I have this one for 2 weeks...

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  • Recent MS diagnosis, on 3.6g Gabapentin

    I have recently been diagnosed with MS and my neurologist has put me on 3600mg (3.6g) of Gabapentin, I take 1200mg three times a day and I want to come off this medication completely.  I am only 23 and really small built and I am finding this dose extremely challenging. I do not feel that it actually...

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  • 2nd flare up that lasts 3 weeks so far

    Hi gang.  Stumbled on this site because clearly with all these symptoms I'm looking for answers. Scary times that's forsure.  Had a flare up if u could call it that 3 weeks in August/17 and they just diagnosed it as vertigo.  Dizziness was the biggest symptom but I thought I had...

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  • strange shifting in my head?

    Shifting in my head Posted about 2 hours ago I am 29 years old. Male. I have dealt with lower back pain and pain at the base of my neck for a while now, but i cant seem to remember ever hurting myself. this has been happening for 2 years if i remember correctly. I remember seeing a doctor because...

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  • I am rather convinced I have MS - repost

    Edit: Could not edit or delete my previous post (which glitched) so i made a new one. This started about two weeks back, but when I think about it similar symptoms have happened before where it would come and go for few months before coming back. Doctor's said it was a vit D deficiency and put...

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  • Popping in my brain

    Hi guys! Hope someone can help me. Inwas diagnosed with relapsing remitting MS about 10 years ago. And over the past year up until now I get this poping in my brain. It's just one poo at a time. I feel it's in my brain. What could this be. There is only one pop or click at a time and doesn't...

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  • PPMS

    Im not diagnosed yet but going through the process. Ive been waiting on the NHS for 3 months to see a neuro last week I paid to go private for an initial consultation. the consultant did the usual tests, ie hammer reflexes etc and said I don't have any signs of an neurological involvement and it...

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  • Can anyone help

    Hi there I went to the doctors 2yrs ago with chest pains and a weak sensation and numbness in my left arm Since then I'm getting violent head pain front upper right and back lower right these pains are so bad I cannot concentrate on anything To top it all off I get real bad balance problems like...

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  • Popping in my brain

    Hi guys! Hope someone can help me. Inwas diagnosed with relapsing remitting MS about 10 years ago. And over the past year up until now I get this poping in my brain. It's just one poo at a time. I feel it's in my brain. What could this be. There is only one pop or click at a time and doesn't...

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  • Lumbar puncture

    Hi i had a lumbar puncture on Thursday morning. Im feeling facial and temple pressure, have had the headache on and off but its more pressure feeling. Is this normal? Anyone else felt this?

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  • What should I expect at a neurology appointment?

    Ok so for a while I have been having numbness in my limbs, burning sensations down my arms and legs, pins and needles, confusion, vertigo, blind spots, double vision, dizziness, eye twitches and many more tbh...  Anyway my doctor has decided to send me to neurology! I am in the uk so what can I...

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  • Multiple Sclerosis

    hi folks, I have MS and was diagnosed 5 and a half years ago. Recently gone onto disease modifying drugs. today my friend noticed that my right eye had dropped. My mum said the same after I took a picture and sent it to her. just wondering if anyone else has a facial droopy problem. Thanks

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  • MS Symptoms?

    I wonder if anyone could help? Over the last year I have had a weak hand when gripping but nothing major. More recently I have pins and needles all over the body, wake up with numbness in my arms but I haven't slept on them. Hands ache and feel stiff. Today I have numbness and pins and needles in...

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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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  • 12 years long time

    Hi all Wonder if anyone can relate to this. MS symptoms some 12 years ago. Since then I have been active, not a day off work. I do up to 120km walking a week, usually swim 5 times a week. Often referee soccer matches. During this 12 years time I have had the odd time with a bit tingling in different...

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  • Is Inflamation of CNS (central nervouse system) MS?

    My consultant gave me diagnosis of inflamation of CNS but mentioned MS. I have lesions, bands in spinal fluid,along with symtoms of various physical sensations and i feel decline in cognitive ability. However my gp doesn't know what Inflammation of cns is related too. He wasnt sure if ms either as...

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  • Bells palsy

    Hi Has anyone else had bells palsy? I have it at the moment I had to go to accident and emergency two days running before diagnosis,my gp would wouldn't see me she sent me there the second day The first day they suggested Tia but I knew it wasn't. The second day the consultant took one look...

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  • MS without lesions???

    I have just experienced a flare up of what has been thought to be CFS in the past but what appears to be presenting as MS. Loss of power in left side, especially leg. Numbness in left side of face, cheek. Urgency to go to the bath room, both ends. Pins and needles around pelican area, hands and back...

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  • Do my MRI results suggest MS

    i have neurological symptoms starting with vision and balance issues since 2012 plus many other symptoms that I have been under numerous specialist for. My symptoms used to come in flares but since nov 2017 have been rapidly progressive and every single day. I had a diagnosis of fibromyalgia in 2014...

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  • MS Anxiety

    I’m so scared I may have MS. Is it possible my horrible anxiety is amplifying all of this? I’m under so much stress I can’t focus anymore. 

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  • Possible MS?

    I’ve been having numbness in my hands while sleep. I wake up and the numbness subsides. I also have tingles in my forearms sometimes. All these symptoms seem to occur while lying down. At one point I did feel some numbness in my face. I haven’t had any other symptoms. Can this be MS? A CT brain was done...

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  • Rather convinced I have MS

    ThisEven as I type this feels the stiffness and rather weak. This started about two weeks back,, but when I think about it it has happened before where it would come and go for few months before coming back. Doctor's said it was a vit D deficiency but I have sorted that out. I'm worried that...

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  • I have possible MS

    Good afternoon everyone,  I have been having issue since last year, I started off with Uvites in the left eye and very blurry vision, I was told i have very  inflammation in my body,  i was admitted to hospital and all the test done and was told to have these test done in...

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  • Pins needles muscle spasms

    I have lupus and sjogrens for past 2 weeks ive had pins and needles of a night and muscle spasms in my legs during the day some spasms are painful im scared it is ms as l already have 2 autoimmune diseases. Im fatigued but this could be due to lupus or sjogrens. My eyes are very and sore but again could...

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  • ms specific mri?

    hi people, the doctor said she wants to do  a 'specific to ms mri which is done specifically for ms'. what does that mean?  what type of mri is this?  will it show a tumor if there is one or not?

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  • Is there a genetic link to MS and nerve disorders?

    Hi, First a little background. I'm female, 44 years old. My Father had MS and was struck at around his late thirties. It rapidly took the use of his legs and he passed away in his early 60's from complications of the disease. On to my story. I was diagnosed early with degenerative disc disease...

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