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hi im new and need some answers

HI IM 29,im trying to figure out if i have MS.Ive recently,been having my right side fall asleep or have the tingling numbness in my foot really bad!!Ive also exprienced Lhermittes sign in nov.2007and after that i had acute hyperthyrodism,in 2008 after april alot of the symptoms went away but i was left with anxiety disorder now.Ive been seeing the same doctor and now have been expriencing alot of numbness now in my right side ...
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dizzy/nauseous/headache - how long does this last?

so i'm post-infusion 5 days... and felt headache/nauseous on the weekend... fine yesterday, then at work today had a MASSIVE headache hit me and was dizzy on the way home.

In your experience... how long do these side fx last?

What now?


About two weeks ago I stopped taking Copaxone due to allergic systemic reactions that I have developed over the 8 years I have taken this medication. I have considered Interferons but the flu like side effects that I have heard about sound just as debilitating as the disease itself. Not taking any medication makes me feel like I am giving up on trying to take some sort of control over my MS. It scares ...
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Greetings from DE/PA

Hello everyone. I just joined this site in the hopes of getting some sort of help and support. I don't personally have MS, but my mother does, and she doesn't have computer/internet access, so I'm here "in place" of her. I hope that's OK.

I don't have all the details, as talking about her problems to her own son isn't something she enjoys doing (or does well without tears), but here's a brief history:

Many ...
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Copaxone - daily vs. every other day???

I have read that, according to some small studies ( ... er_Day.pdf), use of Copaxone every other day had the same outcome (maybe even slightly better) as daily use. So, has or is anyone injecting Copaxone on alternating days?
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My MS Diagnosis Is in Doubt

I hope this isn't bad Netiquette, but rather than rewrite what I've already written, I'm going to post a link to the blog post in which I describe the current unsettling confusion regarding my diagnosis.

Please forgive any breach in virtual politeness, and I would highly value any diagnostic opinions or ideas ventured by the learned and erudite inhabitants of this board... ... doubt.html
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Statins prevent re-myelination?

Not trying to scare anyone off statins:

Curious what others think.
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does anyone else out there have what I have? I have severe pain in my hands and feet in the morning when I wake up and some swelling as well. This is often accompanied by the tingling feelings of ms but not necessarily.
For a while they thought I had lupus because of this, then they said it was ms.
Just wondering,
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Foot drop news

I just put down some Walkaide insurance info for foot drop and I left it under the Medical Devices Topic. It may be something that may help out a bunch of you!

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