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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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DonDon
Feel alone*

Hi, I am new to this site but wanted to reach out to ask does anyone else feel alone when MS symptoms happen, the past week I have experienced numbness, balance issues, fatigue, pain, eye…

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wulves
Why ?*

I haven't posted a photo of myself on my profile because I cannot figure out how, so maybe someone can help me with that. TY I haven' t posted my story , I am not feeling up to it. Its long…

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troidss
Sleep pain*

hello, has anyone had sharp throbbing pain in the neck, shoulder, or back of head only at night? I have zero pain during the day but as soon as I lay down I have really really bad pain. Any…

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eric_wi
Possible MS: awaiting further tests*

Hello everyone! I am hoping to get some insights about everyone's experience with MS, in particular the early diagnosis process. Just a bit of background: for the last three years I have…

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manne
Tecfidera and Thanksgiving*

Hi. I was on Copaxone for 2 years and started having bad reactions to the medication.  The doctor is switching me to Tecfidera.  I had to go off of Copaxone approx. 6 weeks ago. Believe it or…

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anneaie
I think I have MS*

Hello everyone, my name is Angelique, I'm 19 years old, and I think that I may have MS. Over the past year Ive had to extreme fatigue and had to go to the bathroom an insanely high amount of…

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jackbijou
Diagnostic testing*

I have brain lesions but no definite answer as of the cause. So now I am getting a spinal tap, VEP, and a MS mimics test. I feel a bit bummed that I didn't really remember to tell the…

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MSconnection
Getting ready for the Holiday Season*

The holidays can be a wonderful time to connect with loved ones, and celebrate the season.  But, all that activity when you have MS-related fatigue is also physically and emotionally…

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cherylmjirles
Confused and Scared *

Hi All! I was diagnosed on today, November 6, 2017, and will go on Tecfidera. Has anyone been on this long enough to know of any side effects? I will tell you I am scared. I am declining fast.…

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varungs
Newly Diagnosed - confused on what Medicine to choose*

My wife just got diagnosed with MS 3 weeks back and just finished 5 sitting of Steroids. The doctor thinks her case is mid - medium and recommended Gilenya but also said she is right for…

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jackbijou
I'm sure this has been said before...*

Hello everyone, I have just received a 3 part MRI which came back with several brain lesions.. I have many symptoms of MS, yet no spinal lesions.. The MRI report came back as inconclusive…

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troidss
Sometimes you just need a little motivation*

Hey all, I got diagnosed This April and at first it was hard. But anytime you feel down and upset just remember you’re breathing and you have a bright future with the technology and medicine…

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kimberlie_rose
Sleep Problems*

I was diagnosed with MS in July 2016 after losing most of the vision in my left eye. My optic neuritis eventually healed, and my vision restored. My neurologist started me on Aubagio, which…

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butters88
Fibromyalgia to MS--When do you accept that it ISN'T MS; do you ever?*

Hello-- I've been living with Fibro since 2003 which initially began in 2001. I'm now experiencing many symptoms similar to MS.  I saw a neurologist and am planning on having an MRI of my…

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prismbadge
Recently Diagnosed - Intro and Seeking Advice*

Hi, I’m new here. I tend to not use my actual name on sites, but you can call me Claude. Sorry this is going to be long, but I wanted to share my story as an introduction. Hope that’s okay. :)…

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hutch00079
Advise*

So I have been battling this for 5 years. 5 years ago I had vision problems, headaches, and had problems with balance. Not too bad, but had a friend tell me to get tested. My MRI shows no…

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butters88
Fibromyalgia and MS*

I was dx with Fibro in 2003 by a Physiatrist out of the lack of finding anything else wrong with me.  It began with hip pain spreading to overall pain. At the time I was on Celexa for…

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mookstermash
Newly-Diagnosed*

Hi everyone, I was recently diagnosed with MS. At first, it was CIS... it's recently been updated to RRMS (yay). I'm very blessed and very fortunate to have had a relatively easy time getting…

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allisonsaran
Paresthesias and Pregnancy *

Hi! Currently I have paresthesias on the right side of my abdomen that are managed (most of the time pretty well) with gabapentin. I am concerned with becoming pregnant that my paresthesias…

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yungin051
Smoking *

Can people still smoke while having ms

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