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fizzixgal
Should I fire my neurologist?*

I posted this last week on my first thread but no one replied... I'm guessing that because the thread is old, no one or very few people checked it. I'm new to this site and not sure how this…

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lveglatte
Website*

Why do discussions sometimes disappear? I wanted to look at a conversation from a few days ago to see if there were any more responses, but the whole discussion is gone. What's going on? Am I…

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cmthom711
Medicine Side Effects*

Newly diagnsed here and in the process of figuring out what treametns work best. I did have aanother relaspe last week and had to get some heavy steriod treatment. While I feel better from the…

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lifeistoshort
I am struggling financially and cannot find help *

I have primary progressive MS struggling finacially husband divorced me 9 years ago after 24 years of marriage needless to say life  has been beyond difficult I cashed in my 401k bought a…

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echobird
More problems at home*

Well since my last post i mentioned about my nephew and today he brought up the house again and I told him I didn't think it's going to work because I'M having my wife come up to take care of…

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echobird
Feeling swellen up in my spine*

Hi all I was wondering if anyone else gets swelling in the spine and if they notice if it gets worse if you eat certain foods.

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tesam47
Spinal Tap*

Hello everyone, I have a long history with MS as my mom died from complications associated with her MS, my uncle is currently living with MS and their cousin also has MS. I have recently…

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larichardsonh
Living in Central Florida... with access to only 'General Neurologists' cause of Medicaid*

Is there anyone out there that has a solution? I currently seeing (and have always only seen) for a General Neurologist... I'd love an MS specialist that takes Medicaid! Additionally, I've…

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echobird
Problems with family*

Hi all I'm in southern California and i have been dealing with my health for a long time but my family all they see is a paycheck or hitting me up for my meds and I love them but I don't know…

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amityville5
Humira for UC and MS*

I was diagnosed 25 years ago w/ ms. I had a few optic neuritis flare ups and some numbness over the years but was symptom free most of the time. 5 years ago I got ulcerative colitis that’s was…

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Kris-MSConnection
The MS Hug Experience*

The MS Hug, a type of pain that falls under the medical term dysesthesia, feels different for everyone. Some people describe a boa constrictor-type squeezing that is almost constant. Other…

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maria1
antidepressants*

The New York Times 4.7.18 has an article about antidepressants, stating that they are for temporary use only and persons who have been on them for long periods of time have difficulty getting…

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linnbeau
Ocrevus Experience*

I just had my second round of Ocrevus today.  Six months ago I had my first round (2 weeks apart).  I have PPMS and was diagnosed in 2007.  I’m 63.  Although my lesions have been stable for…

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SmartyPants
Death with Dignity a story about Elizabeth Kubler-Ross*

 http://www.nybooks.com/daily/2018/04/02/deaths-best-friend/ I was fortunate enough to see Elizabeth years ago for her talk about death and dying. My supervisor and friend Nancy took me to…

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blschaar
Falling*

i’ve stopped counting the falls, and today I tipped over on my scooter again.  I need to use walking aids always and slow down. I’m a liitle discouraged at new normal. anyone relate and…

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blschaar
Cognition*

cognitive impairment surprised me, and has been the most devastating.  Anyone like to discuss these challenges and coping strategies?

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lilbidyone
I just want to know what this is... *

I’m incredibly frustrated. I have severe cognitive issues, dizziness, vertigo, numbness / heaviness in limbs, muscle spasms, tremors, phantom pain, slurring words, stuttering, problems picking…

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mlhwils514
Gilenya*

I am scheduled to start gilenya next Friday. I am switching from copaxone. Can anyone give me their experience with gilenya? I’m a little nervous about starting it.

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krm419
Asking for your Help *

Hello everyone! My name is Katherine Medlock, and I am part of a group of college students at Lehigh University creating an app to improve the quality of life for people with MS using machine…

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DR2018
Stress & MS *

Can stress make symptoms worse? I recently had a traumatic loss. A shock. A BIG shock. This was 4 weeks ago. Right after, I started having problems with my intestines. I thought it might have…

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