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No luck with doctors, please help

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  • Posted By: psb1105
  • June 10, 2008
  • 05:16 PM

For the past 8 years I have been battleing multiple symptoms. It started when I was pregnant with my first son, my legs would just give out on me and I would fall. Since then I increasingly got more symptoms. They include tremors, loss of balance/coordination, cold feet, tingles in head, legs worsen in cold weather (don't walk real well, shaking). The worst of them all is the loss of balance.
I have been to my physician who told me he suspects a neurological disorder. From there I have seen countless neurologists, had around 9 MRI's, a lumbar puncture, emg & blood tests. The emg is the only test that revealed any actual answers, 6 of 6 sensory nereves showed no response. After the lumbar puncture (spinal tap) I got sick as a dog but no results were found. I gave up! I'm sick of being a lab rat and receiving no diagnosis. CAN ANYONE HELP?

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  • If the sensory nerves showed no response, did they have an explaination for it, or are they still hunting for that?
    chromegirl666 101 Replies Flag this Response
  • Have you been thoroughly tested for B12 deficiency? Do you have your test results - often docs dismiss this and you could have low level of normal and still have neurological symptoms. This is often undiagnosed and requires mega doses of methyl B12 to help. I would post your problems on the B12 misdiagnosis thread - they are a wealth of information and may help point you in the right direction... Any problems with your pregnancy or complications with the labor? DOM
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