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Hello,  ​My name is Rebecca. I am 31 years old and after about a year of working with doctors and no real health insurance I am still dealing with convulsions/tremors/facial numbness/constipation/tingling in my hands and feet, pain my ribs, my neck, back, legs, hands, I mean it moves around a lot, but I get… Read More


I don't know that I have MS, but I have most of the symptoms so my physicians are highly suspicious. Because of an implantable device, I cannot have an MRI which is really mucking up the works. I am moving toward having the device surgically removed to then enable an MRI be done and hopefully get a diagnosis so… Read More


After suffering with "muscle spasms", headaches, vision disturbances and impaired balance for over 5 years, I finally found a doctor who heard my cries for help. Multiple E.R. visits proved useless, doctor after doctor telling me there's nothing wrong with me, time and again subjected to a battery of tests that… Read More

Diagnosed 5/19/17. Solumedrol?*

my symptoms started in January this year and the diagnosis was confirmed just over a week ago. I completed a five day course of high dose solumedrol iv yesterday. i can't tell that my symptoms have improved at all.  What does solumedrol do to the disease process?  In fact, I feel absolutely awful.  I have… Read More

Possible MS*

I am going to try my best to keep this short however after a 8 year battle with whatever is happening this will be difficult. One day I woke up nauseated, figured I had a flu bug about two weeks later I still was nauseated then I started getting anxiety and panic attacks which I have never had in my life. About… Read More

Long-time sick, new diagnosis......*

My official MS dx was 1-25-17, I am 59.  I was 26 when I had my first bout with paralysis.... Changes in health care, insurance, and doctors over the years brought several diagnosis, surgeries, and years of being told it was all in my head, and worse.... The last Dr, if he can be called that, let me suffer for… Read More


Good morning,  This is my first time posting here, and I've already gotten some great info and encouragement from reading many of your posts and replies on this site. Thank you! I have a question about getting a second opinion generally, and whether anyone out here has specific experience getting a second… Read More

Confused feel like I am losing my mind*

I am new to all of this and never been on a message board before, but I feel like I am slowly going crazy and praying for even five minutes without pain.  I am a 46 year old female that has been scanned, lumbar puncture, blood test, evoke test, and MRI's with and without contrast.  This is such a slow process… Read More

Vent or advice not sure*

Hello all, I'm not sure if I am here more to vent or seek some guidance. My wife has been struggling with medical issues for 10 years now.  She has been told possible lime disease, firbomyalgia, depressions, dementia, hyperhyroidism, the list goes on.  15 months ago she got an MRI done and was told she had… Read More


Hi, I had an MRI on 4/18/16 and it said: FINDINGS: The cerebral volume is age appropriate. There are periventricular white matter lesions adjacent to the margins of the lateral ventricles. This is particularly notable adjacent to the posterior horn of the left lateral ventricle with a lesion measuring about… Read More

Similar experiences?*

Hello, My name is Laura. I was diagnosed at 28, 9 months ago. My first symptoms were the week I was diagnosed. I've had constant issues since and just had a another set back/flare up. I've been having terrible vertigo for the last two weeks a. Has anyone else had diagnosis and onset of symptoms happen nearly… Read More


Hello, I stumbled across this site looking up some symptoms I've recently been having. I am 22 years old, and  I will be 9 weeks   Postpartum  as of Thursday. Last Tuesday I started having numbness in my left hand. Yesterday (Tuesday) I woke up and felt like I was shaking terribly, and my hand and arm are so… Read More

Newly Diagnosed*

I'm not sure I'm talking to but I'm afraid and very stressed with being recently diagnosed. I'm sick already with RA and 2 back surgeries now this? I'm frustrated as well to say the least but not sure where to go from here! Read More

Me too*

I could not wait for 2017. I just wanted 2016 to be over. It seemed like one long, ugly, disheartening mess. I remember longing for November 9, 2016 with a passion! That would be the day we could put the sordid mess behind us and begin to move forward. Well, for me and my husband, it didn't work out that way… Read More

Possible diagnosis/feeling frustrated*

Hi everyone, I'm new here. I'm a 29-year old female and I'm feeling frustrated, overwhelmed, and am looking for some support or words of advice during this strange time. Over the last couple of years, I've had varying neurologic symptoms and no diagnosis yet. Dizziness, loss of balance, vertigo, itchy/tingling… Read More

Patiently Waiting! *

Hey guys! I'm new to this site, as I have just been introduced to MS. It all started out with me when I went to the optometrist for the first time (about 2 years ago) and my Dr. noticed some abnormaliteis about my vision (My optic disc/cup is very enlarged). He requested a vision field test, and came to the… Read More


I am looking for answers. For the past 3 years I have been struggling with multiple health problems I have been bounced from one doctor to the next and I have yet to get answers on what is actually wrong with me, so here I am hoping that maybe my symptoms relate or strike a cord with someone to see if I can get… Read More


Hello, My 16 yo daughter has just been diagnosed. I think we are all still in shock and feeling very sad. She has just finished a round of steroids and will be starting long term meds in a few weeks. I often use natural remedies and herbs at home and so this influx of serious meds along with the grief of her… Read More

Im starting to feel like im crazy *

For years I have been forced to live with theses horrible symptoms (headache, vision issues, memory issues, leg and are weakness, full body spasming) MRI came back negative (they said it couldn't have been more textbook normal), my blood tests for mimics came back normal, and the lumbar puncture came back… Read More