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false negatives?

hi I have not been diagnosed I had an mri 6 years ago at the age of 29 and there were multiple lesions but when they used the contrast ( gadolidian) it did not look like MS nor did the lumbarpunctur or the vep. my symptoms during that bout were; weakness, numbness, pain and cramps behind the eyes, burning cramping pain in the muscles and a horrible pain in the neck and back all these ...
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Newbie from Memphis area - "maybe" MS accd. to 2

Hi from the Memphis area!

I've been having weird "episodes" since last fall (Sept 2008) detailed below that I've been told are possibly MS by two doctors (see below) and am looking for a good MS specialist in the Southeast as close to Memphis as possible, but am certainly willing to travel.

Look forward to support and friendship here. I'm not sure if this is the place to list symptoms and will move the info ...
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Hello from the Caribbean

Good morning, I'm from New England and now live in the US virgin Islands, a terratory of the US. I came down here to escape the cold Nort East and live in paradise.There is not to many of us with MS down here.
Presently I'm using;
Copaxone
LDN
4AP
Vit D
alpha lipolic acid
fish oil
gingsing
and medical marijuana.

Most of my trouble is wih my left side and I use a cane occaisionally. ...
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New to this site

Hi all,

I backed into this site thru Marc's Wheelchair Kamikaze site and am glad I did.

I've had ms for 12 years, diagnosed in 4 days with double vision, my only symptom ever. I was on copaxone for 8 1/2 years before I started having rumblings of ms symptoms and when nothing made them remit, I was classified as sp and went downhill very quickly.

I am now in a power chair, and have ...
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brain biopsy anyone?

Gp says I have MS, but Neuro is still saying possible MS. I have a large lesion (2cm) in my brain (was thought to be a tumor, but biopsy proved it's a lesion) Anybody else here need to have surgery to rule out a tumor? I've read all kinds of forum's, no ones mentioned it. Symptoms began this Feb. 'Wooden' arms & feet, very clumsy, uncoordinated, etc. So far I've had 2MRI's, 3 CT's, 1 ...
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"In Defense of Food"

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Hi all...

I've been lurking for a while and decided that this is the time to post...

First, let me say I'm absolutely impressed with the quality of posts/info here...really...it's all a bit overwhelming! It will take me time to really digest it but I'm particularly interested in the CSVI stuff...it's really compelling!

So...here's the thing...I just finished this book and found it to be very ...
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Hello I too am recently diagnost, Help!

Well actually I had an MRI w/out contrast and they found some lesions so now I am on to an MRI w/contrast and possibly more tests after that. My Mom was dx about 15 years ago after possibly having MS for 15 years prior. I have watched her struggle and been scared to death that the same thing would be my fate. I am 35 and in my late 20s I started working out obsessively ...
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Hello I'm a newbee

Hi I've just joined from facebook. I have a brother who is severly affected by primary progressive m.s. My question is, is there any form of treatment for people with the lable of primary progressive ms ? Your help would be very much appreciated many thanks :D
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Loobies Mom

Hi, I'm Nell, Loobies Mom. Many of you probably know Lewis as he tells me he has communicated through this site many times. He has asked me to be his advocate and I, of course, agreed with much enthusiasm. It feels very good to be able to do something really constructive. I have raised money, cried, prayed, and hoped beyond hope that everything he tried would work miracles. It's tough being the Mom of an ...
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New to this site

Hi everyone. I'm new to this site. I'm 28 and was diagnosed in October on 2007. I knew what was wrong before doctors would confirm. It took a month to get that confirmation. I was already on to dealing with it.

Anyway, I have a 2.5 year old son, am married, haven't had a relapse and am on Copaxone. We are thinking of having another baby. Any encouragement or any advise? My next neuro appointment ...
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