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  • I think I have MS

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Multiple Sclerosis February 18, 2014 05:15 PM

    I have RSD and I think I have MS. My doctor instead of doing an MRI does not believe me, wants to do a EMG. Anytime you have RSD and they want to use needles it can cause the RSD to spread. What do I do? I have talked to my PM doctor and my Primary.

  • If I have the characteristic scar tissue in the brain, will I develop MS?

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Multiple Sclerosis July 8, 2013 07:35 PM

    So..I've been posting in medicine forums today because I'm quite worried. Well guys, medicine students, doctors, people with multiple sclerosis...I REALLY need some answers so i will try to be brief: I'm 18 years old and a couple of years ago I had an MRI of my brain and it showed scar tissue, the...

  • MRI Test Results

    dillonburton85 0 Replies
    Posted in: Multiple Sclerosis July 6, 2013 07:18 PM

    I received my MRI results of my brain and spine about a month ago, taken because I was experiencing some dizziness/light headedness. These were the findings:"Within deep white matter of left parietal lobe, there are few small T2 hyperintense signals perpendicular to corpus callosum. These are...

  • MRI results

    dillonburton85 0 Replies
    Posted in: Multiple Sclerosis July 6, 2013 07:16 PM

    I received my MRI results of my brain and spine about a month ago, taken because I was experiencing some dizziness/light headedness. These were the findings:"Within deep white matter of left parietal lobe, there are few small T2 hyperintense signals perpendicular to corpus callosum. These are...

  • Help with MRI results

    dillonburton85 0 Replies
    Posted in: Multiple Sclerosis July 6, 2013 07:10 PM

    I recently was given an MRI of my brain because of some dizziness/light headedness. I received the results, but my doctor was very vague and didn't give me much information. Here is what it says:"Within deep white matter of left parietal lobe, there are few small T2 hyperintense signals...

  • Just want to know

    Boy_92 0 Replies
    Posted in: Multiple Sclerosis January 5, 2013 12:19 AM

    Does ms include twitching?because most of the official website didnt write the sympthom of twitching

  • Multiple sclerosis, and now fainting with confusion

    Nervous husband 0 Replies
    Posted in: Multiple Sclerosis November 12, 2012 03:26 PM

    My wife is 38. She was Dx. with MS in November 2010. It has been a VERY hard year with adjustment in life on every front. In August 2012she started having what I thought was syncope after standing, but when she "woke up" she was confused to time. She thought she was in 2008. It lasted for 20-30...

  • Does Neuropathy ever go away?

    Katarena 1 Replies
    Posted in: Multiple Sclerosis October 24, 2012 05:06 AM

    I am new to here and I enjoy reading what others have to say and what they experience. It helps me in alot of ways, (Best medicine so far) I have neuropathy in many different parts of my body. Anywhere from my scalp to the bottom of my foot. Sometimes my scalp burns so bad that even a breeze of...

  • Multiple Dx not sure which dr to go to

    VioletSanford 0 Replies
    Posted in: Multiple Sclerosis October 10, 2012 10:01 PM

    This is my first time posting in a forum like this so please bear with me. I couldn't even find which topic I should post this under because I'm so confused. Here's my rundown: ms dx'd 1999 Rebif 44 mcg, hypothyroidism 2007 synthroid 137mcg, herniated disk 1999 hydrocodone, current problems: cold...

  • Can antibiotics trigger the onset of ADEM?

    madiyaan 0 Replies
    Posted in: Multiple Sclerosis March 27, 2011 05:22 AM

    I know a 16 year old male who had a chest infection. He was administered velosef and cephradine for 5 days. After the 5th day, he suddenly developed symptoms of ADEM (within hours). MRI showed signs of transverse myelitis. He has paralysis waist down currently.I want to know whether the antibiotics...

  • Kristie Tunick needs your help!!!

    gr8tful 1 Replies
    Posted in: Multiple Sclerosis November 6, 2010 09:45 PM

    Kristie Tunick has been suffering from severe body paralysis and intense pain for the past 3 years. She is in need of resources and doctors to help diagnose her so she can get her life back. Also, her mother suffers from MS. Please see her story at...

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  • My 19 yr old son-scay symptoms-ms?

    daisyvinnie 2 Replies
    Posted in: Multiple Sclerosis October 11, 2010 06:55 AM

    My 19 year old son had some episodes of his knees giving way a couple of years ago. He laughed it off. Now throughout this year he has had heaviness in his led and collapsed several times having to pull himself up with his arms. Presently his symptoms have worsened. He has severe pain and heaviness...

  • Atypical MS or Ischemic Strokes?????

    Babette 1 Replies
    Posted in: Multiple Sclerosis July 12, 2010 06:15 PM

    Hi, I am 56 year old female. I was 32 (1985) when I was first diagnosed as having MS or small strokes, due to white matter lesions on my MRI. My LP was clean. My symptoms at that time progressed to where I could not walk a block, could not use my eyes to read because of the double vision, could not...

  • Precieved weakness, muscle fatigue, temporary paresthesia and paralysis

    Siahypochondriac 2 Replies
    Posted in: Multiple Sclerosis July 6, 2010 07:23 AM

    Hi, I posted this in Neurological. I didn't get an answer. I might as well try this since it's freakin me out.I am a 26 year old male student living in BC, Canada. I am healthy and fit. Just 3 weeks ago I did grouse grind in 40 minutes. Keep in mind that the record is 25 minutes so this was really...

  • Copaxone(R) 15-Year Study In Multiple Sclerosis Patients Demonstrates Robust ....

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Multiple Sclerosis March 20, 2010 10:20 AM

    Hi, have you read about this Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. (NASDAQ: TEVA) announced the publication of data from the 15-year clinical study with Copaxone® (glatiramer acetate injection), which is the longest prospective and continuous evaluation ever conducted in relapsing-remitting multiple...

  • Exercise Helps Protect Brain Of Multiple Sclerosis Patients

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Multiple Sclerosis March 17, 2010 07:58 AM

    Hey, some benefits of exercise,Highly fit multiple sclerosis patients perform significantly better on tests of cognitive function than similar less-fit patients, a new study shows.In addition, MRI scans of the patients showed that the fitter MS patients showed less damage in parts of the brain that...

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

    thumbsup 0 Replies
    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

    thumbsup 2 Replies
    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...

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