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  • Add-On Daclizumab Treatment May Be Better In Reducing Multiple Sclerosis

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    Posted in: Multiple Sclerosis March 7, 2010 03:38 PM

    Here is a new story for youAn article published Online First and in the April edition of The Lancet Neurology reports that add-on daclizumab treatment might reduce multiple sclerosis disease activity more than standard interferon beta treatment alone. The article is the work of Dr John W Rose,...

  • Promising Results In First Blinded Study Of Venous Insufficiency Prevalence In MS

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    Posted in: Multiple Sclerosis March 5, 2010 04:14 PM

    I read this today, wanted to shareMore than 55 percent of multiple sclerosis patients participating in the initial phase of the first randomized clinical study to determine if persons with MS exhibit narrowing of the extracranial veins, causing restriction of normal outflow of blood from the brain,...

  • MS or TM

    4cordelia 25 Replies
    Posted in: Multiple Sclerosis February 8, 2010 06:02 PM

    Just a brief history......... 40 year old female with what I've been told by two different neurologist is clinically defined MS without dx (past 4 years) MRI of brain, Cervical spine no lesions, but more than two clearly defined attacks with remission. Recent "attack"as GP puts it was last June...

  • oligoclonal bands in multiple sclerosis

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Multiple Sclerosis December 27, 2009 11:25 PM

    Does anyone know the significance of oligoclonal bands in relation to multiple sclerosissI recently had a spinal tap that showed positive oligoclonal bands an indication for multiple sclerosiss but my MRI was clear.If I don't have MS could I have another autoimunue desease?I am wander about that...

  • MS?

    Anonymous 1 Replies
    Posted in: Multiple Sclerosis December 15, 2009 06:03 AM

    I have been trying to figure out what is wrong with me for over a year. I have many of the symptoms of MS but never thought of it until I had an MRI with and without contrast to check and see if I had cushings disease. This is the radiologists summery report that was sent to my Dr. but I have not...

  • Does this sound like MS

    Babyface35 0 Replies
    Posted in: Multiple Sclerosis September 22, 2009 05:16 AM

    For 2 months I have been locking up well thats what I call it now.My back feels like a knot is in it and when I move a certain way I start to feel tightness in my back and side and then in my right arm and my right hand folds and my fingers form in a weird way and can't move it and then my left leg...

  • tightness in ribs, pain behind eye, numbness, help

    Anonymous 1 Replies
    Posted in: Multiple Sclerosis September 12, 2009 07:49 AM

    I'm a fifteen year old female and I have been getting severe pain and tightness in my ribcage, extreme pain behind one of my eyes, eyesight becoming more blurry, losing peripheral vision in one eye, if I try and walk anywhere I black out and feel dizzy, my thoughts have been really cloudy, it seems...

  • Major bowel problems..

    Chris3574 0 Replies
    Posted in: Multiple Sclerosis August 6, 2009 06:54 AM

    I have Multiple Sclerosis and is PPMS..ever since day 1 with this disease having a bowel movement has been very hard..i been on just about everything..miralax to amitiza etc..none of those work anymore,and now I have to take stimulant laxatives to go..my doctor said do what works,you dont want it...

  • Help, does this sound like MS?

    lilcee 0 Replies
    Posted in: Multiple Sclerosis July 27, 2009 07:56 PM

    Lately I've been having these symptomspain in my lower back - have had this for several months and been to the chiro lots of times. Doesn't seem to be helpingpain that goes down into my legs - sciatica?cramps in middle of my back with some nausea - had this a few times in the last week. Comes and...

  • ANYONE Misdiagnoed with MS?

    leibow12 0 Replies
    Posted in: Multiple Sclerosis July 20, 2009 10:53 AM

    Hi, Was wondering if anyone was Misdiagnoeds w/ MS? If so what did U really have? Im still in limbo land for my diag. of MS. thanksLeibow12

  • MRI Images of the Head - MS Lesions ???

    NoDrCanDiagnoseMe 0 Replies
    Posted in: Multiple Sclerosis July 9, 2009 04:09 PM

    Hi, I'm trying to figure out the difference between a normal MRI and one with lesions indicative of Multiple Sclerosis. I have attached a photo, containing three MRI images - are the white spots possibly MS-related? Thank you, in advance, for your assistance. I am very grateful. Sincerely,...

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  • Could this be MS? No lesions on brain MRI.

    ktpenn 0 Replies
    Posted in: Multiple Sclerosis June 21, 2009 12:46 PM

    Hi,I am at my witts-end and am hopeful someone will provide me w/ the feedback that will help me find answers. Here's my story. I am a 27year old female, who was actively going to the gym, working as an RN, and no significant medical problems, with the exception of high cholesterol.About 1 month...

  • IMPORTANT: If you have, or may have, MS ...

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    Posted in: Multiple Sclerosis April 21, 2009 06:40 PM

    Please find my post here: http://forums.wrongdiagnosis.com/showthread.php?p=166669#post166669 I was just diagnosed with PML that could have been avoided, having taken treatments for MS. My case is rare, but it is worth considering PRIOR to taking the harsh injection treatments and...

  • Possible symptoms?

    Root747 0 Replies
    Posted in: Multiple Sclerosis April 7, 2009 09:01 PM

    Hello,I have some symptoms that I am concerned about and I'm hoping that maybe someone can shed some light on them. To start, I am a 26 year old female who is also a Type I diabetic (dx at age 5). I am extremely well controlled with no signs of any complications. I began having muscle twitches a...

  • MS ruled out? Or maybe not?

    Anonymous 3 Replies
    Posted in: Multiple Sclerosis February 5, 2009 06:23 AM

    Two years ago I underwent a series of tests in an attempt to discover the cause of my numerous health problems, one of those tests was an MRI. MS along with other auto immune diseases like Lupus were among my list of possible suspects. When the results for my MRI returned as normal I was told this...

  • Demyelination

    combatfoo2000 0 Replies
    Posted in: Multiple Sclerosis January 25, 2009 11:23 PM

    I have been having several confusing symptoms for yrs now,I will try and straight to the point without confusing you.Just now I have swollen lymph nodes behind my right ear and lower down on neck and at the base of my skull,I woke up this morning with a rash on my wrist above the site behind watch...

  • will it turn into ms? optic neuritis

    ramdav2001 2 Replies
    Posted in: Multiple Sclerosis January 7, 2009 02:55 AM

    About 8 months ago i awoke with blurred vision loss in my right eye. I wear contacts and thought i lost one well i didnt i went to an optometrist since i was about to go out of town, she gave me steroid eyedrops and i kept seeing her for 2months to no avail, i finally took it upon myself to go to...

  • kinda scared

    bozisMom 2 Replies
    Posted in: Multiple Sclerosis November 27, 2008 08:44 PM

    :confused:I have been having several symptoms for about a year and they are getting worse. My doctor has reffered me to a nuro because the symptoms are pointing toward many things one of them being MS. The symptoms are numbness and tingiling on the right side of my face I guess you can call them...

  • Upper back and neck muscles in spasms

    Anonymous 5 Replies
    Posted in: Multiple Sclerosis October 5, 2008 02:24 PM

    I have had this for over 10 days. The muscles in my rear neck and upper back (traps) are in a constant spasm. I even tried a Flexeril and valium to relax them and that didn't work. I find no relief from anything. Active-On makes me smell funny and that is all it does. Also new along with this are...

  • MS or other? Clean MRI

    Mama W 7 Replies
    Posted in: Multiple Sclerosis September 27, 2008 12:37 AM

    I am a 26 year old female with a family history of MS. For the last 8 months I have experienced some possible signs and symptoms of MS. The doctor thought it was a possibility so he persued it, but I had a lot of blood work done, some audiology testing and a brain MRI, all which are normal...