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Opening up about your illness*

How do you open up to others about your illness?  I have had had such a hard time opening up and letting others know... no I am not mad, or sad I'm just in pain and can't sit there and laugh…

A little bit scared.*

I have been dealing with MS like symptoms since 2008 but only recently saw a neurologist about it.  The neurologist and my primary care doctor both think that I have probable MS. I had an MRI…

Extavia *

I was diagnosed in January and the doctor started me on Extavia, in some of the injection spots my skin is still red around the area. I was wondering if anyone else in on the same med and if…

MS Hug? *

Who has had it and what does it feel like for you? Part deux: What do you to to get some relief? Thanks, Cheryl  

Possible MS, ongoing symptoms *

The past six months I have had symptoms of MS with no evidence via brain and spine MRIs. Most frequent and disruptive symptoms are burning nerve pain, fatigue, and a transient brief leakage…

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What was your age when diagnosed?

At 65 I was diagnosed with MS.  After having the same vision issue 20 years after the first occurance I was sent for an MRI.  Hey, I thought it could be a brain tumor.  My physician sent me…

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Dealing with people who dont believe in invisible symptoms.

I have a mom, a nurse no less, who just doesn''t "get" that cognitive impairment is real.  Whether its not being able to focus and cook with noise and other people around or difficulty in…

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How to cope?

I'm new here and I'm not really sure if this is where I should put this. I was diagnosed on Monday and I am stilly really confused/angry/upset. I'm a college student and I am having issues…

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Spouse no longer finds me "desirable"....

How many of you experienced this intimacy issue from your significant other (wife/husband) and what did you do about it?  

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Moral support needed.....

Hello all! I havent been on this site in quite awhile...I moved away from Indiana 1 1/2 years ago to move to ohio in with the man I love. Right now it seems as though we are 2 separate…

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