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Any chance this is MS?

Sorry for the long story, but here goes! About 2 years ago, just after Christmas holidays, I started noticing it seemed like I was forgetting a word here or there...mostly names of acquaintances, occasionally objects. And it just seemed like I was having a really hard time concentrating...both reading dense… Read More

A little bit scared.*

I have been dealing with MS like symptoms since 2008 but only recently saw a neurologist about it.  The neurologist and my primary care doctor both think that I have probable MS. I had an MRI back in December which showed 10-12 lesions which may be from demylination but were not typical of how MS lesions look… Read More


Hi! I am going to be 46 the end of the month. My symptoms began after my son was born in 2008. In 2010, I was finally sent to a neurologist after experiencing major loss of balance and strange burning sensations, especially at the top and back of my head.  The doctor I was referred to specialized in Migraines… Read More

What was your age when diagnosed?

At 65 I was diagnosed with MS.  After having the same vision issue 20 years after the first occurance I was sent for an MRI.  Hey, I thought it could be a brain tumor.  My physician sent me for an MRI on the recommendation of my opthamologist.  Came back to my physician and she told me that she felt I had MS… Read More

Fear of MS taking over my life *

Hi, just want to say I have not been diagnosed with MS so I don't want to come off as insensitive to anyone who has been. I'm a 26 year old male living with IBD and GERD. I've been having a lot of strange symptoms over the last couple months that has me convinced I do have MS.  I apologize in advance for the… Read More


I am currently seeking a diagnosis and treatment for strange symptoms that I have been having off and on for about 5 years.  These symptoms were initially limited to numbness and tingling in extremities and extreme fatigue, but over the last year have developed into a longer laundry list to include sharp needle… Read More


I will start off by saying I have not recieved an official diagnosis. MS was something brought up in 2015 after I had an episode where I could not walk properly for close to a month. My legs felt like they were on fire or aching, heavy. They did an MRI found multiple PV Lesions but no other signs. My mobility… Read More

Having MS symptoms - again *

Quick overview, then question -  I'm 50 yrs old. In 2003 I was having symptoms such as right side (arm/leg) weakness, tingling on right side of my face and down the outer edge of my right arm, occasionally outer edge of right leg, fatigue, occasional difficulty swallowing. My PCP was very concerned about MS… Read More

First MS Neuro Appt -- what to expect?*

I am just wondering what I should expect from my first meeting with a neurologist specializing in MS? The general neurologist Dx'd me a couple of weeks ago, and from what I have read, I meet all of the McDonald Criteria and have gone through the "rule out everything else" as well, so I am not really… Read More

Today I am Relieved. I Feel Free.*

After a few years of living with "invisible" symptoms, finally, I have a diagnosis.  Honestly, they could have made something up and called it terminal chicken pox or something, and I'd have been glad just to know what it is.  Month after month of feeling like people just think I'm a hypocondriac or attention… Read More

new Diagnosis and a New relationship*

Hello everyone. I’m new here. I’ve read some threads similar to my current dilemma but wanted to throw out my story if anyone else is feeling lost like me or has any advice. I had, what turned out to be my second episode/flare up, only a month after dating this guy. Over two more months of dating, I got all… Read More


Im 22 years old and suffering from symptoms of MS which i never had until a few months after i was injured at work. Ive read on several sites and been told that it has been disproven that any physical trauma could be connected to getting MS, though im not sure i trust that. I have yet to be diagnosed and i… Read More

MRI + symptoms*

Two weeks ago I woke up at night to use the bedroom and when I got out of bed I fell because my left gave out. It took maybe 15-20 seconds before I could get up, and went to the bathroom with the help of the wall. I wasn't sleeping on my leg weird or anything like that, it just gave out. Every since then, my… Read More

MS and Crohn’s Disease *

Hello! I’ve had Crohn’s disease for 14 years and I have been on immunosuppressant drugs for the last 5 years. In winter 2016 I started having numbness from my waist down. In summer 2017 I had a second flare that was much worse. An MRI showed lesions on spine and I was diagnosed with Transverse Myelitis. My MRIs… Read More

Neuro soon*

Hi all. I recently went to my PCP who ran a battery of blood tests that came up negative. This included Lyme, thyroid, deficiency for b12, mag  and d,  plus a bunch of tests for RA, lupus and other AI diseases. The CRP was slightly elevated but I’m told it’s non specific. So my next step is to see a neuro. Some… Read More

Please Help*

Hi Everyone! I've been kind of losing my mind and so I decided to come here to get advice/help from those of you who have gone through the diagnosis of MS. Sorry, this will be a long post but I want to give enough information for you to go by. I have not yet been officially diagnosed with MS but I started… Read More

Possible MS*

Hello I've had the following symptoms for the past 10 or so years my MRI was clear 10 years ago can you folks tell me if the symptoms sound like MS? • numbness in feet, hands, sometimes left leg • eyes dart to left when reading sometimes  • fatigue and all over weakness • feeling like I got off a boat… Read More

good doctors in San Diego *

Hi everyone. I'm wondering who your favorite neurologists are in San Diego. Or perhaps "favorite" and "neurologists" shouldn't be in the same sentence? In any event, I look forward to hearing  your recommendations. Thanks in advance. Read More