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Resiliency With MS

People living with MS are often familiar with, and at times masters of, resiliency. Resiliency is the ability to adjust to misfortune or change; with the many day-to-day unknowns of MS, share…

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Stardusted
How do you afford medication?*

Hi all, So even with insurance, Anthem BC/BS and medicare, I cannot afford any medication and haven't been able to afford any MS medication in nearly 14 years. I live well below the poverty…

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eekrenz
My mom has had MS for 30 years....advice needed please!! *

My name is Erin and my mom has had MS since I was born. I'm 30 years old; she's had it for 30 years. I am honestly at a point right now that I don't know what to do anymore to help her. She is…

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larryw1
New to this site*

I'm new to the site. I'm a caregiver dealing with my wife who has MS. She's had it since 1999 but in 20008 had a major exacerbation which we're still dealing with. She is slowly getting worse…

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ilenepaige
Pinched nerve / muscle ache feeling thoughts MS ladies?*

Hi everyone, was wondering if anyone out there has experienced the same thing as me. I had a relapse about 2 months ago and since then and maybe a little before I have what feels like a pinch…

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beccaboo35
Please help!*

I am here out of pure desperation!  Ok so I will give you some background info first. 7 years ago after having my third daughter I got optic neuritis. This lasted about 5 weeks.  About 6…

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mc7johns
MS Symptoms *

Can I please get some input? My first obvious symptoms started in May or June of 2013 as tingling and numbness all over my body, including my face and abdomen. This lasted for a few weeks.My…

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breeze13
Anybody have trouble getting stuck?*

I feel embarrassed by this but i have trouble knowing what i need to do and then doing it. I end up doing nothing but sitting and crying. It's like i hit an invisible wall. Someone can tell me…

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Melly
muscle spasticity*

Hi everyone.  I'm not diagnosed yet, but it's possible I have MS.  Can you explain what muscle spasticity feels like to you?  I get a sensation or feeling like my calves are being squeezed…

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KrissyD
Do I really need a wheelchair in Hawaii? *

Hi, my mom is taking my sister, brother and myself to Hawaii. My mom has dementia and wants to go while she can. My sister is renting a wheelchair for my mom and myself and I don't feel so…

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lizzybell
Fatigue*

I know most patients with MS have some sort of Fatigue.  But gosh.... what do do?  I am at my desk at work falling asleep while on the phone with patients. so exhausted i almost feel…

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ktwolf426
Ocrevus*

Hi! My husband was given the infusions of Ocrevuz last month and I was wondering if anyone else has started them. I would love to hear others thoughts on the drug and keep in touch about any…

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Denise16
Test JCV Positive*

Good Morning,I have been on Techfidera since 2013.  My doctor was not keeping up on blood tests as much as he should have been.  Last August I asked him to please test me for the JC Virus, he…

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catheroine
When are new symptoms are significant? *

Hi, my name is Catherine, I was diagnosed with tumerafractive relapsing remitting ms a couple of months ago. I don't know which new symptoms are worth telling the ms clinic... I have been…

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anywhereoutofthisworld
My Symptoms - My Story - My MS *

I feel I have all the symptoms of MS and am in the process of getting an evaluation at this time (MRI of brain showed white spots, MRI of my c-spine was fine as far as spots go but my neck is…

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Melly
Nerves in eyes*

Hi everyone. I am not diagnosed yet, but have had a growing list of symptoms which started with swollen optic nerve 2 years ago. Today I had a check up with my eye Dr. He said there is no…

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lizzybell
ears!!!*

yesterday I was at the store and all of a sudden both my ears feel like i have sea shells up to them and i am very sensitive to noise. i do not have a cold, they dont feel clogged. anyone ever…

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jwilliams
My new life with MS*

Hi all, I have been living with MS now since January 2017, officially diagnosed on 2/13/17.  So far from my experience I can say every day is different.  There are good days, somewhat ok days…

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lu1210
Choosing a treatment, confused and scared*

Hi everyone, I am really confused on choosing my next medication was hoping someone could provide some feedback on their experiences. I was diagnosed in April and started on copaxone, I had no…

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Melly
Vacation at the lake*

Hi all! Growing up, my family had a cottage, that my great grandfather built himself, on a small lake in northeast Indiana. I have so many great memories from that place. Unfortunately my…

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hbreese1
Children with ms*

I am a mom of a 15 year old young lady that has MS. We are interested in finding support groups or talks that are around our area. We are willing to travel to get all the info we can to help…

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