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How do I not complain?

How do I let my boyfriend know I'm in pain without complaining about it every week (side effect of weekly shot).  I try to just suck it up, take my Advil and call it a day.  But deep down -…


Aug 28, 2014
velvetet

Can Gilenya effect me having children?*

Im a male, 27. Diagnosed with with MS since June 2012. Had 3 relapses within 3 months. Was one Avonex, now my Doctor wants me to change to Gilenya... I am newly married. Wanted to know if…


Apr 10, 2013
Engage100

Swallowing issues

I am new here and newly diagnosed as well. I have several symptoms I am dealing with but the one that is really bothersome and scary is a difficulty in swallowing. I literally cannot get my…


Apr 9, 2013
Becmom24

teacher looking at union disability

not sure how to do this.  just finished my masters, sitting on a mountain of student loan debt.  employer replaced me and im still under contract.  still waiting for dr. to do the paper…


Aug 26, 2014
lllsmith

PLEASE READ I NEED ADVICE DESPERATELY!!!!!!

DIAGNOSED IN MAY 2012, BEEN THROUGH 3 NEUROLOGISTS....I HAVE ALL THE CLASSIC SYMPTOMS, IN ADDITION TO SOME NOT SO TYPICAL SYMPTOMS. OTHER THAN RUNNING THE INITIAL TEST AND MAKING THE DX, THEY…


Feb 27, 2013
KIM_9

Walking Difficulties

I have had difficulty walking for over a year and have used a cane for the last six months.  The challenges are getting more noticeable and I have resorted to using the amigos in grocery…


Nov 13, 2012
Joani

Moral support needed.....

Hello all! I havent been on this site in quite awhile...I moved away from Indiana 1 1/2 years ago to move to ohio in with the man I love. Right now it seems as though we are 2 separate…


Aug 4, 2012
TrishSue

how to cope with mom with ms

my name is cindy my mom lives in new jersey and she has MS and has had it for 24 yrs she is in a nursing home i am having a hard tiime dealing with this i always have my mom also came down…


Oct 23, 2012
babygrl

Vertigo w/MS

I am trying to find if anyone else has issues with Vertigo along with the MS. I was diagnosed with MS in April and then ended up being hospitalized in June for Vertigo. I'm still having some…


Sep 15, 2012
cwgrl7492

Wow...this discussion hits home!

I have not been dx'd yet. But I've been sick for 20 years. People don't really invite me out too much anymore. When my kids were growing up I was infected with Lyme disease and 2 co…


Jun 2, 2014
cape-cod-sharon

Corrected part of my walking problem!

I put 2 solid inserts in the right shoe to make up the difference in height!  Even my BF (boyfriend) noticed I was walking straighter and without a limp! My legs have been moving in different…


Jun 5, 2012
Sparky10

Walk Backwards

This morning I just have to laugh.   I am having a trouble walking, at least walking forward.  After cycling through my various walking strategies to cope with the fact that I cannot move…


Mar 23, 2012
Rhiannon

Fatigue

Does anyone have tips on how to keep your energy levels up?  I get so tired and it is really hard to concentrate at work.   You would think sitting in front of a computer all day would not be…


May 22, 2012
Curmudgeon

Dental*

This might sound miner and considering what I been through with MS and others are going thru it might be. I was diagnose with MS at 17 years old I have been thru it all Blindness, paralysis…


Jan 19, 2013
poet174

Need an MS friend

Just looking for someone else who actually understands! Having a hard time dealing with this. I was diagnosed October 1, 2012 so yes I am very new to all this.


Dec 3, 2012
MSCathy