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2 Month Diagnosed with so many questions*

Hello, I was diagnosed on August 22nd, at the age of 41, after being admitted to the hospital with vertigo, numbness and pain.  I am a pretty private person.  In fact, I was once referred to as an 'Intravert on Steroids', which I found pretty true :)  I don't like to share things I am feelling or going through… Read More

Newly diagnosed after way too long. *

I am 51, and have been fighting the battle of being undiagnosed and very sick for very long.  I became ill initially at 38, although I've had symptoms off and on since 31.  After years of trying to get diagnosed with MS and only having untreated "probable MS" or CIS, I gave up. A rheumy told me I had fibro and… Read More


Hi, (sorry, long explanation. 34 y/o female, first symptoms 2013) 2013: I originally was made aware of the possibility of MS due to having physical therapy for pinched nerves/ herniated discs in my lumbar spine. During and between PT sessions I started experiencing numbness and tingling starting in my hands… Read More

My husband says he has MS. . .*

Hello. My husband often tells me he has MS but has never been to the doctor, he just self diagnosed himself and says he has a grandma that had it. I keep telling him to see a doctor but he refuses. How did you that have MS actually find out you had it? What steps did you take? I have no idea where to start. Read More

Scared and frustrated...*

I have not yet been diagnosed, but truly have all but one of the common MS symptoms, and most of the less common symptoms.  Now I am having difficulty walking almost daily.  I can't seem to get an appointment with a neurologist in a timely manner.  I had an appointment on 10/16 (not too bad), and the office… Read More

Lumbar Puncture Positives*

So confused. I went in for a lumbar puncture as part of a myelogram to check out possibility of back surgery for debiliating pain. All the ms indicators came back positive. I have many ms symptoms. Can barely do steps. Balance crazy. Double vision. Exhaustion. I've been diagnosed with cerebellar ataxia been… Read More

Any information will be appreciated*

In June 2015 I started having bizarre episodes that appear like ms. I have been diagnosed with chronic migraines, seizures, fibromyalgia and mild lupus. I have had normal MRIs and when they did my spinal tap found 5 oligiconal bands. These episodes consist of falling spells, weakness, blurred and double vision,… Read More

MRI White Spots confused *

So I went to see a local neurologist today. Previously, September 1 I went to see one in Northern Va who did a very through exam, ordered blood work and mri. I had the Mri on Wednesday and of course I am gonna look at the disc. So the local neurologist today said your symptoms sound like MS. Then he spends 15… Read More

Recently diagnosed with acute MS. *

Hi all, I'm doing my 3rd semester in graduate school. If there is one time I would not want to be diagnosed with MS would be now. I'm an international student, staying away from family and comfort zone. I had a pretty bad case of double vision, didn't know which was real and which was not. I had panic attacks… Read More

Newly diagnosed*

Hello I am a newly diagnosed MS patient and would like some information on what to expect in the days to come. I will see the Neuro for the first time this week and I'm not sure what to expect. Here's my story 😊 About 2 months ago I woke up and my left foot felt like it was "asleep" but it never "woke up… Read More

Second Opinion or just let it go?*

Where do I start…I am a 43 male from Amarillo, Texas that workouts, eats healthy and loves to travel. With that being said I think I am losing my mind. Let’s go back to 2006 when I first started having tingling on my face. Went to Neurologist and he ordered an MRI. The results from that said thickening of the… Read More


Hi all, I've been admiring your stories since I ran across this website as I tirelessly Googled the possible explanations for the weird symptoms I've been having.  Two weeks ago I was driving my daughter home and had an overwhelming feeling of tiredness, dizziness and facial tingling come over me.  I actually… Read More

False negative?*

Has anyone here had a negative spinal tap test for MS but were diagnosed with MS? recently had an MRI that showed gliosis. I had a spinal tap and it came back negative for MS. However, I know two people who have MS and both felt very strongly that I needed to get a second opinion. Many of my symptoms mirror… Read More

I thought I had 2 strokes in 6 hours*

Im a 35 yo female and my health started its decline in 2010 when I was diagnosed with Lupus. In 2013 I was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes after having gestational diabetes with 3 of my children. Over the years it progressed to pain.. joint pain, muscle pain, fatigue. Nerve conduction studies diagnosed me with… Read More


So I am not sure how to start this but something bizzare is happening and has been happening. For a long time I told myself that everyone has this. There is nothing wrong. I blamed it on being a woman and my periods. Well looking back now it seems like it might of been a combo of things. I had a partal… Read More