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New to forum but old to MS

Hi All,

I was diagnosed with MS in 2010 when I was 19 and its been 5 years since I have been facing numerous attacks of RRMS. I currently started with Avonex-Beta-interferon 1a injection and have been facing all the side effects like (flu like symptoms, shivering to the extreme, head ache, muscle ache till the next day, breathing problems) and all this stops only after the next day with almost 3 dosage of Dolo-650 ...
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Long time with MS, new to the forum!

Hello! I'm 36 and was diagnosed at age 27. I have no disability at present, but do struggle with symptoms on occasion. I guess I'm here because I'm curious about other people's experience living with MS.
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Hi everyone nyd, could valium have been masking my symptoms

Hi all first time posting here. I recently stumbled across an ms wiki page while looking for reasons my back might of been spasming and tingling and feeling a weird sort of numbness. I was horrified as the more I read the more I realised I had so so so many of the symptoms associated with ms that I had just ignored and put down to other logical explanation. I promptly went to my gp ...
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New - undiagnosed - scared...

Hi all,

I posted my basic story over, so I won't repeat it all. But in a nutshell, I've been having numbness in my arms and legs (and part of my torso). Some of this may be unrelated - for instance, I think the pain in my arms is more likely due to a radiculopathy than anything MS, in large part because it's mostly in discrete fingers that relate to specific nerves, but I ...
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As I sit in the opthamologist office waiting for my left eye to dilate so I can be checked out for ON, I write to introduce myself. I am a wife and mom of two and have been diagnosed for 2 years. My mom has MS as well... I came here looking for support. It's nice to have family support but hard not to be able to talk about how I feel and really not ...
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A plea for help

Hi all!

I was diagnosed with MS 3 years ago after losing the feeling in lower half of my body. Went to the doctor expecting to hear that I had pinched a nerve or something ridiculous like that only to leave 3 hours later with a diagnosis of MS. I am 42 years old, am a wife and a mother of 3 daughters: a 20 year old, a 17 year old...and wait for it...a 4 ...
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New almost-diagnosed progressive MS

Hi folks -

I've been lurking for a while and rummaging through all this great info. What an amazing resource.

So I'm 57, female, and have more than 30 brain lesions. (I'm tempted to throw in my astrological sign and list of pet peeves here.) Two years ago I suddenly had trouble with balance, walking and continence. My GP and I assumed it was that bad lumbar disc, and tried McKenzie exercises, physical therapy and ...
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Been a long time

Been so long since I have been here it almost feels like becoming a new member!
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New here; doctor is looking for ms.

Hello everyone.
I'm a 31 year old female.

I don't know a whole lot about ms other than my grandmother and her sister bother had it, my grandmother got dementia from it and her starter lived 30 years with it.

My neurologist thinks I may have it.
I was referred to a neurologist after I visited my primary doc for tingling that turned into intense itching in my legs that just wouldn't stop.

My complete ...
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Hello, I'm new!

Hi, my name is Virginia Rose.

I was diagnosed with MS two years ago. Before being diagnosed, I had no idea I was sick. I mean, I had some idea, and I had been on a long journey tryign to "figure out what was wrong with me", but my family always thought I was a lazy hypochondriac, and it was really hard to believe otherwise.

Then I the first big MS attack happened, and I ...
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