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steroids

I just finished 3 days of steroids 3 days ago. How long do they help for and how long until you usually notice them working?
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Calf Muscle Pain

last few days my right calf muscle has been hurting badly. it feels like a pulled muscle? i have had this before, but it only lasted a day or two and then it was gone. also the bottom of my foot feels as if i have stepped on a nail. it feels like a bone spur maybe? anyone else have this before and what do you do?

thanks arti
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Can I reduce puffiness/weight gain after 5day solumedrol?

On & off IV steriods very 6-8 wks - weight is increasing & puffiness is out of control - any tips to reduce?
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intracranial hypertension (IIH or PTC)

I've been looking at other diseases in which venous pressure is a problem, and finding a lot of stuff to chew on ... did a search for "intracranial hypertension" and didn't find any threads with the phrase, thought it might be something worth looking into ... apologies if I missed or forgot about a huge discussion on the subject.

Anyway, here are a few of the links I found interesting for various reasons - if ...


how long does your typical relapse last?

Hi everyone,

I've been newly diagnosed, I was hospitalized a week ago tomorrow for my symptoms (difficulty urinating, numb torso, back, left hand and numbness/weakness in legs). I did 3 days of steroids and was out of the hospital 3 days ago. I've been having mild symptoms for about 2 months before I was diagnosed but the severe numbness started a week ago. The nuerologist sais this has all been one attack (from my mild ...
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new, scared and numb...

Hi everyone.
I was just diagnosed with MS. I'm 24, married, and have a 16 month old daughter. My entire torso pretty much and left arm are stone numb. I finished 3 days of IV steroids on friday but am on no other meds. I'm still in shock from the whole situation and am praying for the feeling to come back in my body so that I can feel again, and go back to work, ...
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new, scared and numb...

Hi everyone.
I was just diagnosed with MS. I'm 24, married, and have a 16 month old daughter. My entire torso pretty much and left arm are stone numb. I finished 3 days of IV steroids on friday but am on no other meds. I'm still in shock from the whole situation and am praying for the feeling to come back in my body so that I can feel again, and go back to work, ...
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am i doing something wrong?

I have been working on my diet going on 3 weeks. I walk 7 miles a day, i play on my Wii fit for 45mins, and i eat about 1200 calories a day and now i just added swimming to the mix of all this. And i havent gained nor lost a single pound. its very frustrating when you change your eating habits and such and exercising and nothing to show for it. I have ...
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newly diagnosed, scared, looking for hope

Hi everyone.
I was just diagnosed with MS. I'm 24, married, and have a 16 month old daughter. My entire torso pretty much and left arm are stone numb. I finished 3 days of IV steroids on friday but am on no other meds. I'm still in shock from the whole situation and am praying for the feeling to come back in my body so that I can feel again, and go back to work, ...
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Geographic distribution, MS and CCSVI

Hi Guys,
First, a shout out to all of you guys who are forging ahead........Thanks to all you brave ones!

One of the more accepted aspects of MS is its geographic distribution. How does one marry the CCSVI theory with this?

Here is my quandry--- if we were only talking genetics, inheritance could be used to explain incidence geographically because of ethnic makeup in regions, for example, higher rates of MS in people of northern ...


 

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