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Symptoms of MS

Numbness in hands, fingers, toes

I haven't been diagnosed yet. I have been here asking questions and getting some great answers for over a month now. Reason I am waiting, too expensive going through my insurance. I am better off paying out of pocket. Anyway, the last few days or week now, I have been having numb/tingling hands, fingers, toes… Read More


I have PLMD, periodic limb movement disorder, brought on by my MS.  I'm in a wheelchair.  Before and after a bowel movement and at night when I try to sleep, my legs periodicaly shoot out.  Obviously I can't sleep and it is often painful as my leg muscles get extremely tight.  I tend to believe that it is… Read More

Hair Loss *

Hi: I am brand new on here so if I break any rules, please be kind. I have had MS for the past 15 years. I have been on Copaxone for just as long with what I think are great results. About 3 years ago I noticed my hair thinning. To look at me you wouldn't notice right off, but I certainly do. I have heard of… Read More

possible ms symptoms*

Let me start by saying I know that only a doctor can make a diagnosis, I’m just scared and curious and looking for stories similar to my own. I am a 36 yo female who has recently had an influx of symptoms after getting a flu vaccine, and have really started analyzing some random and weird things that I have… Read More

Head aches with MS*

My daughter was diagnosed with MS last month, her first symptom was vertigo. She had a spinal tap right before Thanksgiving and has gone down hill from there. She got the spinal tap headache and now they've turned into migraines. She is so exhausted that she just sleeps all the time and now she has started… Read More

Big MS Relapse *

Going from feeling fine to wham with no warning. Waist done numbness and tingling and then eventually pins and needing. Left foot no feeling. Landed in the ER and then admitted for 4 days. Really didn't know how to feel or what to think after this. Going from being able to walk okay to just alright was not what… Read More

Phantom odors*

Has anyone else experienced this? I sometimes smell car exhaust? Really wish it could be chocolate chip cookies baking, or flowers, just something a little more pleasant. Read More

post symptoms?

Hello, I finished my first 5 day Solu-Medrol treatment last Friday and am now on the oral prednisone taper.  I am wondering if it is normal to start experiencing new symptoms after the fact.  I never had any muscular issues before, just vision/dizziness/fatigue/memory/ cognitive problems.  My vision is sort of… Read More

Symptoms of MS

Over the course of this summer going onto fall, I have noticed that my arms and legs fall asleep frequently. I can't sit comfortably, or bend my arms for long periods of time without loosing feeling & if I sit in that position long enough (which isn't long) I lose any ability to move my hand or walk. I went… Read More

Trying to rule out*

'm 26 years old and started having on/off neuro symptoms. I've had muscle spacticity/ridgity (sp?) For 5 or 6 years. Left lower side of my back was first. Now my whole back, muscles on both sides are completely rock hard and it hurts to move fast or to turn, well I guess anything moving those muscles is super… Read More

I'm scared I have MS *

Hi:) I'm twenty years old and for a while now I've been experiencing a lot of tingling in my face. I have floaters in my eyes and see traces of light all the time. The other light, my feet started feeling weird and I saw a green dot across the room and then I felt like I was on acid because I would move my hand… Read More


I'm so it may be long and not the best..                           SYMPTOMS I have had and or experiancedI have had Major swelling in my hands feet and legs (Edema) on a diaretic as of 7/7I have had on and off diareha/constipation   Bloating  severe issue with the bladder Constantly going or pressure to go… Read More

Not a Migraine*

So I have chronic pain in my back, the whole thing from the base of my skull to the tip of my tailbone. Very few actual medical problems there though a few but not enough to account for the pain. About a year ago I relized that I also have horrible nerve pain. I had been on neurotin for psychological reasons… Read More

Cognitive Issues and Stress

I am a "But you look so good!" MSer... Most of the time, I do ok, fatigue mostly, restless leg syndrome, some small issues... but  I am getting married next year so I am planning a wedding, leaving my job at the end of August, going back to grad school full-time and interviewing for internships.  The amount of… Read More

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