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izzy222
Loss of vision

Hey everyone, I had an episode at work today where I lost part of my vision in my left eye for about 30 min. It was as if there were just black smudges in my field of vision and I couldn't see clearly. I had no headache or other symptoms at the time. I'm wondering if this is possibly MS related? the episode… Read More

bhappi4
Breathing issues!*

I was diagnosed with Relapse Remitting MS in 2009, and I have been dealing with breathing issues where I feel like I can't control my respirations sometimes,mostly if I get overheated. Stomach muscles become weak.  I have been seeing a Pulmonary doctor who says nothing can be done about it and to just do… Read More

DR2018
Eyes*

I went to the eye doc today. I have optic disc edema. When I started to type this, I remembered that eye problems also occur in type 2 diabetes. However, I have been told my blood sugar numbers are too low. My A1C is down once again. Yay! My blood sugar rarely gets above 180. It actually hovers between 140 and… Read More

Rimell
Back pain...every day *

I was wondering if anyone has a lot of pain like I do specially back pain it is very annoying for the most part but it can get so bad at times that even just sitting down hurts....I actually hope that I will not find a lot of people that are bothered by this type of pain but if there is anyone out there please… Read More

MichiQ
difficulty writing*

I can type fine but I have a hard time writing penmanship.  It's like my hands won't move to make the letters in cursive.  Print is not great either but is better than my cursive.  Does anyone have this problem? Read More

onefintwofin
Long Haul Flights*

This was a big worry for me and wondered if I would be stuck with short plane trips only. Well, I just completed one of the longest plane flights  you can do.  Los Angeles to Cape Town, South Africa.  10 1/2 hour flight from Los Angeles to Amsterdam.  2 1/2 hour layover in Amsterdam.  12 hour flight from… Read More

sna2164

I spent years not knowing what is wrong with me because I could not stand and have a conversation at the same time without feeling like my lungs were being squeezed and I was going to faint. Well, one day I did faint and was sent to a cardiologist to learn that my heart rate rises dramatically when standing… Read More

echobird
Please help Leasons disappeared.*

Ok so I ended up going to the hospital because I thought I was having a stroke or flare up or something going on. The whole left side of my body was messed up from my face to my arm and leg. I don't understand this stuff but when they where checking me out they were checking my motor skills and reflexes and… Read More

beckyfen
Signs of MS *

hi, about 3 years ago my partner had optic neuritis and was treated for it at the time they queried ms but he had no other symptoms so it wasn’t taken any further. Since then he got very mild nerve like pain in the same spot over and over. It has come back now but quite severe nerve pain, he is seeing a dr… Read More

supremebeing
Strabismus

Has anyone here gotten Strabismus as a result of an MS attack? I used ot have strabismus or "lazy eye" when I was a child, and after a year of wearing a patch, it went away. Then 25 years later, after my first MS attack, it came back! It interferes with my ability to read and see straight so bad that Im getting… Read More

egibbs6

Hello, My goal is to get some insight on how others who struggled to find a diagnoses finally did. I'm miserable with all MS symptoms and have a clean MRI's of brain and spine (with a few dots in the frontal lobe, which they aren't worried about), so neurologists don't have answers. I have bad episodes that… Read More

scorpiooct25
My son has some symptoms *

Has anyone felt as though it’s beginging to rain and you feel the first droplet. Then when I go to look, it’s completely dry? Or for instance, yesterday I thought my water bottle in my bag was leaking because it felt as though water was spilling onto my toes through my cloth loafers and then look and notice… Read More

heyjose
Symptom questions *

I had an interesting interaction with my neuro the other day, which has led to other questions.  I will ask him when I go back in a week.  I wanted to pass it by you smart people to see if I can glean any insight before asking the doc.  I have numbness in my face, hands and from about mid torso down to my feet.… Read More

DontTellTheBoss
Blurry/Strained Vision Issues

Hi all, Thank you very much in advance for any response you can provide. I'm just at a loss for answers from my neurologist and long-time opthamologist. Is this familiar to anyone? My blurry vision comes and goes for days or weeks at a time. My eyeball pain comes and goes. I was just tested visually on the… Read More