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  • Posted By: Anonymous
  • February 2, 2009
  • 06:59 PM

hi,i have been having problems for the last 8 years,i used to be an international athlete but over the years i have declined to what i used to be like as a 12 year old.i am 36 now and last year things got worse,i woke up one morning and found i couldnt find energy to walk and legs wouldnt hold me upfor a month!also i found that my face was very tingly and numb like i had been to dentist,accompanied by nubness in all my limbs,and feeling like there was something strange coarsing through my veins,i still keep getting these episodes which leave me exhausted and feel almost drunk and have problems thinkind,i have had a lumbar puncture and eye tests and all blood tests,and they are all ok,the episodes last from a few days upto a fortnight and i know when i am about to get one as i feel very tired a few days before,docs havent gave me an answer and i feel like they think i am lying!whats wrong?

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  • hi,i have been having problems for the last 8 years,i used to be an international athlete but over the years i have declined to what i used to be like as a 12 year old.i am 36 now and last year things got worse,i woke up one morning and found i couldnt find energy to walk and legs wouldnt hold me upfor a month!also i found that my face was very tingly and numb like i had been to dentist,accompanied by nubness in all my limbs,and feeling like there was something strange coarsing through my veins,i still keep getting these episodes which leave me exhausted and feel almost drunk and have problems thinkind,i have had a lumbar puncture and eye tests and all blood tests,and they are all ok,the episodes last from a few days upto a fortnight and i know when i am about to get one as i feel very tired a few days before,docs havent gave me an answer and i feel like they think i am lying!whats wrong? Hi Shirley, Can you include a full list of all symptoms whether they seem related or not? Often symptoms get shuffled into the backround because the docs aren't interested in them or keep ignoring them.
    Freddd 3576 Replies
    • February 3, 2009
    • 09:56 PM
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  • Hi Shirley, Can you include a full list of all symptoms whether they seem related or not? Often symptoms get shuffled into the backround because the docs aren't interested in them or keep ignoring them.hi,thanks for getting back to me,i looked at the german doctor e mail but have lived in a fair few houses over last 10 years and never been close to a mast.symptoms are as follows,i usually begin with feeling really tired and find that within a day or so that my head starts to go really muggy and my arms and legs feel really weird and weak,i still manage to go to work but find it very hard to do my job as i seem to be on a go slow and cant pick up speed.,i am a post lady,so you can imagine that its a nightmare!find it very hard to put one foot in front of other,also feel depressed and can feel that my face is numb,i feel like i speak strange but have been told this is not true,i have been driving a few times and dont recall getting to my destination at times,try to rest as much as i can during these times but find sleep doesnt alleviate problems,i tend to take a few days off running because i cant tell if i am going quick or slow!i get these episodes approx every few months to varying degrees,when i couldnt walk last year it prompted me to go to docs,a lot of time i seem to get symptoms after a cold so thought it could be M E,but not always,so still unsure,thought it may be MS but after lumbar puncture doc said it were ok,my MRI scan showed some things up which doc said it looked like i could have been having lots of mini strokes,or that it could just be my natural pattern.not much help.thank you for taking time to look
    Anonymous 42789 Replies
    • February 6, 2009
    • 09:15 PM
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