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Fever

Three times in the past year, after taking Rebif I developed a nasty fever that lasted all night and into the morning. On Wednesday night this happened and I was up to 101C until nearly 9:30 the next morning.

The first time it happened I was new to taking it, second time I had had the flu shot, and last time, er well for the first time I had sex immediately after taking the shot. ...
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Should I switch to rebif?(Only honest opinions please)

I am 35 with a husband and two children(12 and 16), I've been on copaxone for almost 10 years..But my body is a little tired..of the shot every day..so my doc said to think about Rebif?
Has anyone been where I am? Taking something new is a little scary. I'm pretty healthy with only mild lasting damage from my relapses.
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? Optic Neuritis

Hi guys

Pardon my ignorance folks, but I need some personal experiences of ON from anyone willing to share...

I saw my Neuro on Monday, and during my routine exam, he spent a lot of time both looking into my eyes with that little light thingy and asking me to follow his finger - then he asked me if I had any vision problems.

I have, for about the last week or 10 days or ...
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Varicella-zoster virus

Another evidence for a viral connection in MS.

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Varicella-zoster virus in cerebrospinal fluid at relapses of multiple sclerosis

OBJECTIVE: Recent studies in peripheral blood mononuclear cells (PBMCs) have indicated that exacerbations of multiple sclerosis (MS) could be associated with the reactivation of latent varicella-zoster virus (VZV).

METHODS: Ultrastructural observations for viral particles were made by electron microscopy in cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) from 15 MS patients during relapse, 19 MS patients during remission, and 28 ...
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Post brain injury: New nerve cells originate from neural ste

Sometimes I see these articles and think "ok, didn't we know that already? why don't you shoot them into someone's head now!"

http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2008-03/hzm--pbi031108.php

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Post brain injury: New nerve cells originate from neural stem cells

Most cells in the human brain are not nerve cells, but supporting cells (glial cells). They serve as a framework for nerve cells and play an important role in the wound reaction that occurs with injuries to the brain. However, ...
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LDN and primary progressive MS

Hello everybody !
I'm living in France and I have a primary progressive form of MS.
I would to know if anyboby on this forum has used LDN with a progressive MS.
It's very difficult to get a such information on the french forum.
I already have tried all treatments like betaferon, endoxan and mitoxantrone.
Doctors said me there is nothingelse to try. I think that's wrong and maybe LDN is one good chance.
I'w ...
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phase 3 failure rates

Some interesting information about phase 3 trial failure rates:

http://pipeline.corante.com/archives/20 ... misses.php
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spotty rash...

Husband is seeing derm. doc on Thursday. He's had a strange, spotty rash on top of both feet, shins since last year's dx, prior to taking any meds or supplements for MS. Looks like purple and brown freckles. His neuro saw them last year and said there was no connection to MS. We've been so focused on helping his MS symptoms and removing basal cells on face and torso, that this rash has continued without ...
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Lost 26lbs

Just don't feel like eating anymore, thought the loss of weight could only make it eaiser to move my legs but it's just as bad as it's ever been.
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More pain

Sorry to be posting more moans / problems.

I saw my GP last week who has prescribed me some painkillers for the pain I was talking about a couple of weeks ago, the painkillers don't make it go away but they do take the edge off!

Last night I started getting a different kind of pain. It started in my middriff / lower chest and was like a squeezing pain that went around my left ...
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