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Hey everyone! :) I have had MS like symptoms for 9 years and last two years progressed. I'm 42 now. I went to a Neuro in August 04 and got a Brain MRI and neck/back to look for lesions. They found one 7mm X 9mm lesion on the brain. Supposedly in the Vision area. I have no vision problems. Here's what happened 9 years ago.

I was ...
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Tysabri Bound!

Hi -- I was just diagnosed with RRMS last week & stumbled (no pun intended) upon this site. I'm looking for some book/reading suggestions so I can learn more.

I'm 42 years old, female, married with one pre-teen daughter. On the executive team for a fast-growing company - have to travel a lot. Symptoms started 6 weeks ago with right leg numbness while I was working out. Blew it off as a pinched nerve. Then ...
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I just found this great site!!! The best thing is that it is not "owned" by a drug company or an organization!!!

I am looking forward to being more informed, trying to take an active role in my care (I HATE needles) praying and wishing for a pill form of treatment for this monster of disease. In the process of reading a book called curing Ms by Howard L. Weiner, M.D. it is interestingto say ...
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hello, just told 11/24/04, rrms, 42 , start tysabri 12/6/04 , scared
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Diagnosed Today

Well, it's official. My doctor sent me home with info packets on the different treatment options (Copaxone, Rebif, Avonex, and something else) and I was feeling a little overwhelmed so I started searching and stumbled on this site. I saw the forums for all of the different regimens and started breathing again. This site is great! So now I'm a new user. I'm 24, and living in Louisiana (Geaux Cajuns). I work as a district ...
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Hi Everyone.....Spot the new person....

hello everyone. I am new to this site. just found out about it today. sent the day reading all he previous messages.
It certainly looks like the site I have been searching for.
Anyway enough of the waffle....
I am 34 years old I was diagnosed nearly 10 years ago. I have come to realise I was very lucky in my dx. in the sense that I had my dx within 5 days of admission ...
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A new guy!

I've been lurking a while and decided to register last night.
I'm 32, Male, from northern Ohio, married 6 years, self employed ( My name is Jeremy, - Nice to meet ya!

My family doctor diagnosed me, and referred me to a Nero. At this point in time, (6 months from first attack) I'm waiting to see him, should be on December 3rd, but I may cancel that and switch to the Mellon Center, since ...
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Good something ... (here in Italy is almost evening... LOL)
I am Sandro from Vercelli, Italy, I am a "person with MS" since 1997... uhm... to be honest I was diagnosed in 1997, perhaps MS in me was older... I've got a zillion of things to ask you but I guess it'll be better to know better this fantastic site before to start "chatting", right? ;)
Sorry ...
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Hi from Ontario, Canada

:lol: A friend of mine just emailed me this site but I had found it a while ago and never posted till now :oops: I am Share. Dx April 2001....tried Betaseron for a year in 2003 but it didnt work for me my attacks will still coming on strong and getting worse. I am on Novatrone now and I ...
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New from Ohio

hi, i'm jill from ohio. i am a newly diagnosed ms'er (9 days ago), but have been dealing with the bizarre symptoms for quite some time. wish i had a dollar for every doc who missed the diagnosis! i'm trying to educate myself, power is knowledge...and seeking peer support. i'm still rather shell shocked about the diagnosis and am waiting to wake up from the bad dream...pinch me someone! i've looked around this site and ...
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