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Symptoms of MS

Breast pain?*

Ok...I have a really crazy question. I started having severe numbness, a couple dizzy spells, and headaches in December. After all the tests, I was diagnosed with MS. I've had no muscles problems, but also started having severe breast pain on one side, back in December. My mammo's, ultra sounds, and even… Read More

Icy hot feeling?

I helped with vacation Bible school a couple of weeks ago and it was really hot!  One day, I suddenly had this feeling that someone had thrown icy hot on my face and lips. It tingled for a couple of minutes and then stopped. This happened for several days. It's now happening at random times during the day… Read More

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 seems to be working well for me. I'm very fortunate in that I've had virtually no symptoms since my ON episode.However, I… Read More

Vivid dreams*

Does anyone else have vivid dreams? I am currently taking copaxone and everything is going well except I have noticed my dreams have become a lot more vivid and it's hard for me to distinguish between the two. I was like this before when I was on rebif. But lately it is a lot worse. Anyone else experience this? Read More

Laryngitis/voice problems *

hi i was recently diagnosed in January (RRMS) and have not had a relapse since. I have been feeling healthy and good, although I have been stressed at school, and going out alittle too much.. sunday i woke up not being able to  talk all and a sore throat. I went to the wellness center and they said I have… Read More

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 suggestions like acupuncture, yoga, or any treatments like that which helped your pain? Read More


Hi, I have recently been back from my latest MRI and sadly it would seem I have some pretty severe lesions popping up. My neurologist has recommended I switch drugs from Copaxel to gilenya.. . However there are some pretty serious side effects! I have been silently stressing over this as my husband is of no… Read More

Symptom tracker apps? *

Does anyone use apps to track symptoms? I'm familiar with MyFitness Pal for food & exercise tracking, but I'm looking for input on favored apps that can help me track my CIS in conjunction with my meds, moods, pain, other life events, etc. I'm just starting out on the road to trying to find a dx, but I already… Read More

Weird new symptom? Is this the MS hug? *

I have read on this forum and elsewhere on the internet about the "MS Hug."  This past weekend I experienced something that I have only experienced once before, and, based on what I read, I'm not sure if this is that "hug" or not.  So I figured I'd post it and get some feedback. From what I understand, the… Read More

Losing the use of my hands and arms. *

Well, so far, I have had an mri of my neck - no signs of ms, just herniated discs. The doc has me scheduled for another mri of my back and a nerve conductivity test. I asked if the herniated discs might be causing the problems, he answered yes, and said he would refer me to a surgeon for possible surgery on my… Read More

Might have MS, does run in my family....

Hello, MS does run in my family however I am only 24yrs old. I haven't really ever spent time thinking I may actually have MS systems until this past week when I finally got fed up with the blanking out and balance issues. Anything that may have been signs I would always tell myself it's just my sever… Read More

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 will get worse due to stretching skin (whenever I am hot or gain a little stomach weight it is more intense due to my… Read More


These symptoms have been going on for about 4 months now. My left eye started to feel irritated, or dry feeling. Then one day i got this electrical shock like jolt straight down my back into both my legs. My left arm was numb and weak feeling, and both my legs felt dead! I went home try to rest, trying every… Read More

Dental Health *

I am a Dental Hygienist pursuing my Masters degree and am interested in providing oral care related information to people with MS and also people that give care to others with MS! Looking to get in touch with the moderator of this site, if anyone has any information on that, it would be greatly appreciated… Read More

Do I have MS?*

I'm not sure how this all works, but I've been experiencing symptoms that I think is MS, it all started with knee pain and a warm tingling sensation in my knees. This gradually went further up my leg and into my lower back. I also get really angry really quickly, I am always tired no matter how much I sleep. I… Read More


PROPRIOCEPTION AND MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS. Many patients suffering from Multiple Sclerosis have difficulty maintaining balance and walking and many suffer falls. These falls and other motor skill impairments result not only from the deterioration of motor neurons, but also from consequent decline in proprioceptive… Read More