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Prednisone taper alternative? I've had gastric bypass surger

Hello, I've just finished the 5 day solumedrol cocktail, and I feel lousy. Can't catch my breath, mood is all over the map, tin mouth, bloated, etc.... Today I will start the taper on prednisone. I have heard it can bother your stomach, is there anything to help avoid or lessen this? My Nuero is out of the office for 6 weeks, he will freak if I take something that can give me an ulcer, ...
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new to MS

Hello, another 'minority' newbie here. MS has become a little more personal lately. I lived across the street from a man with MS when I was 8-10 years old. I have numerous symptoms now, no firm dx. Saw i neurologist for 1st time last week and he kind of tied things together for me. I'm male, 50 yrs old. Had vision problems 2 1/2 yrs ago. The peripheral cutout healed but the blurriness did not. ...
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MRI today - new to forum

I was trepedacious about coming on forums before even getting my MRI but I feel like I just need to put my feelings out there, in an effort to let go. I have joined two, not knowing yet which forums are active (some appear open but no one posts).

My story, like many here doesn't just happen over the past few months, but now I believe over years. I feel like so many seemingly ...
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Newly diagnosed and in a whirlwind

Hi everyone, I have just recently been formally diagnosed, even though I was given a probable MS diagnosis 11 years ago. I am a 37 year old female with a 3 year old son. After my pregnancy is when my otherwise annoying but not devastating symptoms became unmanageable and left me feeling like the worst wife and mother imaginable. With no energy, weight gain, and extreme cognitive filling my washing machine with dog food ...
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New to forum-Steroid question?

Hi All

About 2 weeks ago I was diagnosed with MS. I was sent straight away for IV Steroid treatments which I had each morning last week. I think the steroid was Solu-Medrol
I had some bad side effects from the steroids like nausea, headaches, insomnia etc. Most of these have past now. My problem is my original symptoms like pins & needles, tingling and vertigo have all worsened since last week. Where I used ...
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Interfearons and MS

Well I'm new here and just wanted to say hi everyone and voice my opinion on a particular issue. I was a complete athlete in my younger years until collage. My brother was diagnosed with MS when he was 12. Had a stroke, couldn't talk the whole nine yards. I can still remember everything i saw him go through and now the tables are turned. my most my strength is taken away from me he ...
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