Search Discussions

Main Content

Possible / New Diagnosis

yemon
Worried about ms testing *

hello . I am a 41 yr old female . With a history of anxiety disorder but otherwise have always been healthy . Past 3 years after I have my son in 2016 gained weight and am now 60 pounds overweight . So in past 3 years have had a few ailments I contributed to age , weight or anxiety .. like : back pain and or… Read More

stormwolf
Waiting for neurologist *

Hi.  I'm new here. I have been told I may have ms.  I'm  torn about how I feel about the possibility.  On one hand I'm scared, but on the other I'm kinda hopeful that I will finally have an answer about what is wrong with me.  I had half convinced myself I'm just crazy. It didn't make sense that I could be in… Read More

joyverg
In pain and Hopeless*

I just got my MRI results back and other than a couple of minor bludging discs in my neck, but I still have a lot of unexplained problems that sometimes leave me immobile and in severe pain for hours to days. I have frequent muscle spasms in my shoulders, neck, legs and just started getting facial spasms (nose… Read More

WhiteRaven
Need Patience *

Have not been part of a forum in 10 years, but I need to put these thoughts somewhere. Thank you for having a section for those of us waiting to be diagnosed. Besides hearing if this sounds like it could be MS, I hope this will help me keep track of symptoms as time goes on. It's a lot, and I don't expect… Read More

aemom
Time to move on?*

About 2 years ago I began experiencing what I later learned to be Lhermitte's phenomenon. My PCP referred me to MRI which was notable for abnormalities on the cervical spine and an essentially normal brain (aside from a few spots that could represent migraines?) I was then referred to a neurologist (and his… 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

wishelle
Wondering how nervous I should be...*

Hi everyone, I'm new here. I've been having strange symptoms, and I'm not one to go to the doctor unless I really need to, but I finally broke down and went last week. My left eye has been twitching for 35 days. Numbness/decreased sensation/occasional burning pain in some of my toes. The numbness is slight but… Read More

mikonina
Time to move on?*

I’ve hesitated to post this for a while because I’m learning MS is a very serious condition, and my current situation seems trivial in comparison. However, today I arrived at a point where I’m not sure whether it’s safe to let my concerns go or continue to pursue answers.Long story short, my health took a sharp… 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

LorraineJ-
28 and don’t know what to do *

hi there, was recently diagnosed with MS. I was experiencing some textbook symptoms and after an mri, the doctor told me it was MS, then they just sent me home with a steroid.  I am only 28 (with a newborn baby.) I see a neurologist tomorrow. But what I am looking for, and hoping I can get is some help in the… Read More

grebelmn

I went to my primary doctor a couple of years ago because I was having issues with my balance (if I lose my balance I have no chance of correcting myself so I fall), intermittent double vision, dizziness, horrible muscle cramps (where it feels like my bones are breaking) and memory/word finding issues.  She did… Read More

whitney777
Just need some thoughts*

Hi everyone, so I'll jump right into it. The past two years I've has a host of issues. Stomach issues, reactive Hypoglycemia, left sided weakness, heat intolerance, heart palpitations, headaches, vision changes, maybe once a month for a few days ill get extreme vertigo, if I'm on an uneven surface I get like a… Read More

thefoxyroxy

im new to this forumi REALLY NEED HELP . But not new to being sick. I had colorectal cancer fought for 5 years and my fair share of health issues. However recently all my issues are pointing towards MS-  Major spasms in rib cage like a Charlie horse even waking up at night with them Blurry vision Feet legs… 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

hopeful23
Possibly newly diagnosed?*

Hello...I am a very active mom of 3 little ones and a wife of almost 15 years. I Was fine just fine until December 29th when I woke up with double vision (only when looking left). A trip to urgent care thinking I’ll get a zpack or something, eventually led me to the local ER for a series of tests. I felt fine… Read More