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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

Possible MS*

Hi there! I am 22 years and I am currently possibly being diagnosed with MS. When I was 16, I began with sudden numbness in my legs which would last for a few hours and I would not be able to walk. I was diagnosed with Spina Bifida Occulta (very mild and normally does not cause issues)  at 9 years old so… Read More

Have you experienced these symptoms?*

Hey everyone. My name is Melissa, I’m 33, a teacher, and living in California. I am not currently diagnosed with MS, but my symptoms are pretty concerning. Please let me know if you’ve experienced something similar.  Around 6 months ago, I started experiencing neck tingling at work, once a week or so. I… Read More

M.S. Yoga*

Hello Everyone! My name is Luna and I am part of starting a yoga class engineered for people with Multiple Sclerosis and any other disability that limits mobility.  As for right now I am looking to find interested parties.  I can explain everything involved with more details- email or call me at… Read More

Handling unsupportive/unhelpful comments*

I am still undiagnosed but I have increasingly severe symptoms, nearly all of which aren't visible to other people. Over the past few months, I've received unsupportive or unhelpful comments from some people who I have talked to about my condition. I've had people tell me all I need to do is reduce my stress… Read More

Have a good 99% of MS symptoms? *

I have just generaly sick for a long time which worsened about a year and a half ago.  They diagnosed me with pinched nerves in my neck and type 2 bi-polar.   Symptoms (especially physical) kept getting worse and worse.  More and more anxiety attacks.  I also have a diagnosis of extreme insomnia.  I am awake… Read More

Undiagnosed but having symptoms?*

Hi everyone... I'm new to this community and I don't know who else to ask for help but you all who might know what I'm dealing with and might have some suggestions for me. On May 23, 2016 I woke up feeling off. I was dizzy, disoriented, and very tired. I chalked it up to a bad night of sleep. My symptoms have… Read More

Side effects from MRI contrast? *

So I had my first MRI yesterday and it went well enough. I didn't have any problems the rest of the day. However today, I've been having a whirlwind of symptoms such as pins and needles, numbness, burning sensations, joint pain, joint stiffness in my knees that causes difficulty walking, balance issues… Read More

Feeling so overwhelmed! *

Hi My name is Erica and I have been feeling intensely overwhelmed since finding out a month ago that a had MS. I have to sit down and try to make a decision soon about what treatment to start taking and I'm really struggling in this area. In my mind, I felt like the doctors sat me down and said, "this is what… Read More


Lately, over the last two years,  I have been noticing that my sisters overall health has been steadily deteriorating.  To confound things, she is an active alcoholic and takes anxiety and pain meds. Her overall cognitive abilities have decreased to the point where she can only follow and complete very simple… Read More

Uncertain *

Hi all, Sorry for the super long post. I'm 29 and for about the past 7 years I've noticed a steady progression of episodic symptoms. I think the first thing I really noticed was my eyes. I'd get episodes of stabbing eye pain, or pressure in my eyes which would make my vision more blurry. It could last for… Read More

Migraine or MS?*

Today is the least I hope. This is my first post to this site. More than anything, I am seeking to better understand what has been happening to me for many years. Things that never made sense, suddenly now becoming more clear.  Today is the day that I will get the results of my most recent T3… Read More

Most likely MS *

About a month back I started noticing slight lack of sensation on right cheek - difficult to describe because if I touch on both cheeks with fingers it would feel the same but somehow the right side face would feel as if it has some glue on it or dry skin. Long story short, eventually went to neuro who… Read More