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Symptoms of MS

Left hand and legs acting up.*

Ok so the last couple of days my legs have been giving out more. Then some trouble with my hand. Fingers don't want to work right. Right now I can't open them up all the way only 2 or 3 at most. But I can force them open and the last 2 pinky finger and the next one doesn't want to stay open. This has been… Read More

MS, lupus, both??*

For the past two years, I have had lots of symptoms that are getting progressively worse. I have seen various doctors and had lots of testing, including mri of brain/cervical spine with contrast and a spinal tap. I have 2 lesions on the brain and had elevated MBP per the spinal tap, as well as extra bands… Read More

Pain *

Hi, I was diagnosed with MS in 2007 at the age of 13 recently I have had one of the worst relapses in about 8 years and it has caused an enormous amount of pain in legs mostly but also in my arms and hands. I think it's neuropathic pain which I know is really hard to treat, but has anyone else been through this… Read More


Just as stated i was wondering if anyone had advice I've tried the baclofin and flexirel already. And I've used ice as well. The ice will take away the burning feeling for a little while. But it returns within a half hour. I should ad that the swelling feeling starts in the spine but does radiate down more on… Read More

Really long relapse*

It has been about 15 years since my first attack and I’ve been able to recover completely until now.  Starting in December I had some numbness in my foot that has progressed to numbness in my hands, legs, feet and now my face.  I also have some weakness in my legs like I had in previous relapses.  The symptoms… Read More

Sobbing in Sleep *

For the past month I have been having extremely vivid dreams every single time I fall asleep. It's become kind of exhausting. But sometimes in my dreams I start sobbing, to the point where I'm almost sure I'm actually am sobbing for real. At least once I've experienced the opposite; I was laughing in my dream… Read More

Depression/mood/cognitive dysfunction*

I have had ms for about 6 years. This last year has been a doozie for me. At certain times I have had a lot of pain in my legs, wrist, elbows. I have had depression for 17 years, but never as bad as the last 6 months I have been unemployed. In January I was fired from my job for being rude. I was getting to a… Read More

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

Cervical lesion symptom*

Hi. New here and newly diagnosed with RRMS in March. Does anyone know, is it possible for a cervical cord lesion between C1-C8 to produce symptoms (light weakness, light numbness) in the legs, feet and toes? Or do only thoracic or spinal leaions affect. the legs and feet? Am I incorrect that cervical leaions… Read More

MS hug spasms weakness swollen up*

Ok I'm still in the nursing home. Been getting a lot pain body jerks on left side mainly but now it's starting to affect both my arms and my left leg. It seems worse at times when I'm laying down. But it has been happening every day now and I've been lossing my bladder every night. Now I've been waking up… Read More

Room feels like spinning *

 Ok I have a new one besides my falling a lot now it feels like the room is spinning and getting dizzy from it. If I try to move my head from one side to the other it gets worse been getting weaker and falling asleep allot more or sleeping more. Been eating plenty and drinking water and orange juice along with… Read More


I am a 39 yr. old female, fighting MS since Feb. 1996.  In Jan. 2005 I participated in an experimental treatment fo MS called "High-Dose Chemo".  I was in Hahnemann Hospital, Drexel Medical Center, for a month.  They gave me Cyclophosphamide to destroy my existing Immune system, then boosted my body to… Read More

What is this excruciating back pain?*

I have back pain on a regular basis, but sometime I get this excruciating back discomfort that is really hard for me to explain. The best way I know how to describe it is as an instense cramping and burning feeling that makes me want to curl up and cry. This can happen in any part of my back. Is this nerve… Read More

Ridiculous itching!*

Anyone else experience this? It was one of my first symptoms, but subsided over time but the past few days it has become worse than ever! I am taking the Vistaril my MD prescribed but I feel like it just makes me groggy & does little for the itching. Any suggestions? I feel like I'm going to scar myself!  Read More

Trigeminal Neuralgia*

So I’m new to this club and was diagnosed randomly but have been living with it for some time, per my neurologist.  I was in a car wreck and a week later had face pain I attributed to the car wreck.  I went to the doctor and he diagnosed the TN and told me I needed to follow up with an MRI and a neurologist… Read More

Having a tuff time!*

Getting jolts of electricity or something going on with my left side! And back spasms right now. I think I'm in a flair up for sure this time. I can't open my left hand now. I have to go for now. The spasms won't stop right now. Read More


Anyone experiencing severe vertigo? This morning I woke up and everything in my room looked as if it was spinning around from left to right. Read More

ms symptom

for the last 5 months i have been suffering with a diagnosis of intermittent "inflamed muscles" in my neck, trap and between my shoulder blades.  it is extremely painful and i use inflammation gel, pain patch and ice for relief.  Going to a physical therapist for massage and excercises does help but when i stop… Read More