Search Discussions

Main Content

Possible / New Diagnosis

ccmomma

I am middle aged and have had auto-immune symptoms most of my life (like Raynaud’s, facial skin problems and GI issues). I also have PVC’s (premature ventricular contractions), vericose veins and sometimes have a sensation in my legs, while standing, that you get when you are in a fast moving elevator and you… Read More

maleal50
Question on Symptoms*

Good morning, I have had some peculiar symptoms but my MRI was clear it was of the brain and cervical. Here's my symptoms. Complete body numbness that started suddenty and progressed from extremities to all over body including face.  Urinary retention as well as bowel issues fatigue/dizziness, I compare it… Read More

weepytrees
diagnosed at 24*

Last year i went to my doctor with MS symptoms. she completely denied me and referred me to a psychologist. eventually after 3 or 4 visits throughout the year of me telling her about my concerns, she sent me to physical therapy. if it weren’t for my PT’s concern, i would have never gotten the MRI which revealed… Read More

aepton
Shocked and scared*

I’m laying here in bed, too tired to get up, even though all I feel is I have been sleeping. I went into the hospital last Sunday, numb from the waist down, after an mri and spinal tap, was diagnosed with ms. I was put on iv steroids for 4 days l, then released and have an appointment with my doctor Tuesday… Read More

ssms23
Possible MS diagnosis*

Hello, im Serah and i could potentially have MS. I have been to the doctors and have testing here this month and the next. I want honest answers please:  How would you describe MS, symptoms, effects, andything.  I have severe back pain...as it started and in my late teens ive had numbness/pins and needles in… Read More

brainissues
TBI, MS or both?*

Hi, I'm 47 and have had sensory issues all my life.  I've also had a lifelong fear of MS. A few years ago a friend of mine suffered a TBI and I thought it was weird that the symptoms she described were so much like my daily life. I ended up seeing a research neurologist who specializes in pediatric… Read More

kbaker120
Confused and not sure what to think. *

My 30 year old son has had issues for probably ten years.. It started with prostatitis.  Down the road he complained about his eyes but that seemed to get resolved. He complained about his ears ringing but they did a catscan and that was normal. He'd complained about dry eyes. The doctor gave him some meds for… Read More

crtcooper2014
CIS*

I was recently diagnosed with CIS but the doctor said this is usually the start of MS.  Everything I read says tha CIS mean that you've had only one flair up but my numbness is all the time just not the tingling and burning and neuralgia. What do I have to have to be considered having another flair. Numbness… Read More

scole89
First visit with new neurologist*

so i went to my appointment today with a new neurologist for the lesions and balance/numbness issues ive been having.  He is concerned it is ms and i have to go for a limb test and vision test as well as a cervical mri.  The appointment went well but i apparently failed the rohmberg test, both standing and… Read More

brenni85
Newly diagnosed*

I was diagnosed with ms last week. This has been a long road for me and I don’t quite know if I feel relieved or not. About 11 years ago after struggling with massive migraines I had an mri done and they found a lot of spots that may or may not be from ms so I was sent for a spinal tap and that came back… Read More

undercurrent
Is it MS? *

I am new to this kind of thing.   I am a 42 year old female. I stated to have symptoms of MS about 3 years ago. I lost my vision in one eye off and on for about a month. The top of my head would get this cold numb feelings. They did a MRI and it showed multiple lesions on my brain but no lesions on my spine… Read More

scole89

so about 10 months ago I lost the vision in my one eye.  It did come back but because I was pregnant at the time I had to have an mri,  on the mri they seen a lesion, so it was recommended that I do a follow up after having my son.  Needless to say life got busy and I wasn’t worried.  Well I tried to follow up… Read More

Leigh85
IQuity IsolateMS blood test*

Has anyone else had this blood test? It came out last year (www.iquity.com). I have had flare ups of a condition with neurological  symptoms for years but was told it was lupus because my MRI doesn’t look bad. Finally I pursued this blood test back in June and it came back positive. I still haven’t done a… Read More

onyourtoes96
Need recommendations *

I’m new here so I’m not really sure what to do so here’s the short version of my story. I have had a lot of problems neurologically since I was a child they have changed over th years but never went away. Now I believe I may have MS but the recent MRI I had came back normal and my neurologist basically said… Read More

butterflytee
Possible MS Diagnosis*

Hello I am 28 years old and last year April 2017 I had my first episode. My thumb was numb then traveled up my arm then I had a facial drop on the left. My speech was slow and stuttered. I also had lost the use of my left leg and arm due to numbness. At that time they gave me a CT, MRI W/o contrast said it came… Read More

fizzixgal
Still in limbo*

So it's a month later and still no answers. I had my lumbar puncture on May 16 and had to wait two weeks for the results. They came back negative - no OCBs, normal protein levels, nothing to indicate MS. Still waiting for a callback from my neurologist on whether that means no MS, though from what she has said… Read More

sammarch
lesions disappeared/misdiagnosis *

I was diagnosed with MS January 2017 when I was 20 years old. To keep it short I got diagnosed because I had a two month migraine, lhermitte's sign, a time when I could barely walk on my own (only lasted about a week out of the two months) and tingling in my hands and my feet.  To say it changed my life, is an… Read More