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well, here I go...

hi everyone. first off, thanks tons for having this site. i've found it incredibly useful and even inspiring in the last month or so, since i picked up my ms dx 8/18. i do still have a few questions though i'm hoping someone can weigh in on...

backstory: i suspect this 'relapse' of mine has been going on for 1-2 years now, but it was only noticeable to me as something different starting in the ...
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Caring for my RRMS fiancee : challenges


My fiancee of 3 years has blocked me out and pushed me away, due to stress from arguing over the course of the past year.

She was diagnosed with MS over 10 years ago. It went into remission after a hard 9 months. We have been together since 2009 and have been deeply in love nearly from day 1. MS resurfaced in late Summer of 2012, after putting in a notice at a stressful ...
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Symptoms but no diagnosis

Hey everyone, my name is Larisa I am 25 years old. I started noticing some weird symptoms that started about a couple years ago. Numbness in right leg, pins and needle feeling in legs, hands shake, weakness on right side of body, loss of some reflexes on right side of body, tired, dizzy, and see floating spots. Some symptoms are constant, others come and go, and some have happened once and haven't returned. I recently ...
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Positive 25 year old with MS

Hi there everyone,

My name is Lisa, living in northern Canada. I have been diagnosed last year with MS but my symptoms have been ongoing since I was 14 (started with optic neuritis). I have lived the last 11 years knowing I most likely had MS and stayed positive, healthy and active - I have never taken DMT's only steroids for major attacks and natural remedies and a constant dose of vitamin D. Now that ...
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New Here - New Diagnosis

Hello everyone! I hope that you all are doing well today and are not too miserable with your symptoms. :) I returned to work for the first time today in weeks because I have felt so awful. I did not work a full 12 hour shift and I still came home, went straight to bed to sleep, and I feel like I have been run over by ...
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new to this but i have a question to anyone who has thoughts. i was diagnosed in 84 and have taken methotraxte since 85 and have been lucky in the sense that my ms has remained fairly mild. i cant work (due to fatigue) walk badly and my balance is poor. about 2 months ago my doc took me off of the methotraxte and started me on tecfidera and i have real problems with ...
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Hi my symptoms started 3 years ago! I was having numbness down my left side to my toes! Just a nagging feeling I can't put into words! I then started having issues with word finding! I also felt a heaviness in my left cheek! Went to md and MRI of brain done which was negative! I would like to add I suffer from anxiety! I've had this numbness off and on since then! I also ...
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newly diagnosed help!

I was just diagnosed with MS after a lumbar puncture, MRI, blood work, and Eye exam. I have several lesions on my brain and i have numbness and tingling in my my legs, arms, and face. everything came back that I didn't have MS except for the lesions. I am scared how can they be sure that it is MS?
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New to support in general.

I am a 27 year old male who was diagnosed 4 years ago with MS, apparently I have had lesions in my brain since I was a preteen. I have not been given a type other than MS. It may be because I have not been able to get medication. I have been fighting for it since 2012 because I was under the impression the paperwork I gave to my doctor, which was the ssi ...
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Hello from Canada, eh!

Hello hello.

Will keep this short. Have PPMS that hit pretty quickly. Symptoms started 2009 (EDSS of 6.0 within months), official diagnosis in 2012. I'm now at about 6.5 and thinking of tricking out my rollator -- racing stripes! custom rims! :lol:

I'm pretty upbeat and positive but without the "woo" factor. I'm a very realistic person when it comes to my future, but it shouldn't be ...
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