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sam555
Needing guidance

Hello everyone! I am new to this support group. I am really looking for some advice or any kind of guidance. I'm feeling pretty lost right now and not sure which way to go or what to do. I guess I'll start from the beginning and im sorry this will be a pretty long post. But i feel like i must include everything… Read More

OffBalance
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

michhul
Active Brain Lesions *

Good morning, I have extreme muscle weakness and gait problems. Active lesion on the brain. I passed Evoked potential and spinal tap. SSEP failed. Has anyone had these kind of test results and still diagnosed or not diagnosed with MS? I've had symptoms for about 15 years. Dr. Said even with negative spinal… Read More

amy1343
Late onset MS possible*

I'm going to be 57 on the 8th. On the 7th I will have my 2nd brain MRI. This one with contrast. My first MRI from last week showed a lesion with demyelination. I am also in the middle of some heart tests and need a heart cath next. A few years ago I was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. To top that off I have… Read More

bethanyaf
Plegridy*

Hello, All! I was recently diagnosed with MS after two pretty bad flares that were about 3 1/2 years apart.  I just met with my new specialist yesterday & will soon be starting on Plegridy.  I was hoping to learn from others that are currently taking (or have taken) this medication.  Any advice or things I… Read More

MellyK
Terrified 35 year old*

Hi all I am 35 ...no children yet ..a partner always been fit and healthy and just been diagnosed.  IAM TERRIFIED I want children.. I want to keep going to the gym and running .. And Im terrified my partner will leave me I first noticed the day after coming back from a Christmas holiday few weeks ago. My… Read More

mimi1028
Really confused...Need help!*

Hi. My story is I am a active 45 year old wife  mom and gma. I have been struggling with fatigue and pain sine 2017 when I had a benign tumor removed from abdomen that healed but subsequently gave me aggressive scar tissue which led to hyster which led to severe wound infection which led to cellulitis and… Read More

apdrewes83

Hi Everyone, I have been having symptoms consistent with MS since February. I woke up one morning after returning from a family vacation to Florida and had severe blurred vision to my right eye. Two days later I developed numbness and weakness from my hips to my feet along with fatigue. Severe fatigue that I… Read More

heyjose
PPMS *

After trying to find out what was going on with me on and off for three years a neurologist diagnosed me with RRMS April 29, 2019.  I asked the neuro for information and he referred me to several website.  I think this is kind of funny since many doctors willl tell you to stay away from medical websites.  So… Read More

postalkitty16
Newly diagnosed 1/10/20*

after battling breast cancer in 2018 & taking Tamoxifen. I was diagnosed on the 10th. My symptom started w extremely bad headaches during the summer of 19. Now it’s RRMS. I was wondering if there’s any one else similar to me?? I Read More

WoolPhotos
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

beachmom5
Brain mri and can this be MS?*

I see neurologist end of January. This test was actually ordered by dentist due to me having been discussing years of face pain, felt like teeth traveling up by eye and side of nose  ( it's not I have had several dentusts and endontists check me, never find any dental issue). I then was telling her how I get… Read More

anders
not sure how to take next steps*

Hello everybody, I hope you are all feeling well today. I've never really posted on a forum like this, so I guess I will just try to go right into it. I'm not diagnosed with MS but my mom has it and her father also had MS. For about as long as I can remember into my childhood, sometimes I will have periods… Read More

LFish
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

mohjo69
Symptoms / Auditory Hallucinations*

Anyone out there who has been diagnosed with MS have Auditory Hallucinations? Meaning hear voices  / sounds / music in their head like it is playing, but it's not in reality? I read 1 case of a 54 year old woman who heard music in her head . Many do not say anything because it is embarrassing and I can… Read More

panthek
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

jacobus

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

Upzee_Dazee

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