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New - undiagnosed - scared...

Hi all,

I posted my basic story over, so I won't repeat it all. But in a nutshell, I've been having numbness in my arms and legs (and part of my torso). Some of this may be unrelated - for instance, I think the pain in my arms is more likely due to a radiculopathy than anything MS, in large part because it's mostly in discrete fingers that relate to specific nerves, but I ...
Read more : New - undiagnosed - scared... | Views : 269 | Replies : 8 | Forum : Introductions

MRI suggests MS ... waiting on diagnosis ... scared.

Hi everyone,

I just got off the phone with my ortho and I have to tell you, I'm scared. I've known for about a week that MS could be one possible reason for my symptoms, but put it out of my mind -- no way I have that, right?

Sorry if this is disjointed... I'm just nervous. Let me back up.

In late July, I started feeling numbness in two of my fingers of my ...
Read more : MRI suggests MS ... waiting on diagnosis ... scared. | Views : 317 | Replies : 10 | Forum : Undiagnosed


As I sit in the opthamologist office waiting for my left eye to dilate so I can be checked out for ON, I write to introduce myself. I am a wife and mom of two and have been diagnosed for 2 years. My mom has MS as well... I came here looking for support. It's nice to have family support but hard not to be able to talk about how I feel and really not ...
Read more : New | Views : 149 | Replies : 2 | Forum : Introductions

Looking for female model with MS in NorCal

Hi All,

I just wanted to say thank you for this resource. After being diagnosed in Dec 2012 I visited here and introduced myself, and even though I haven't posted much at all, I've read through the wealth of information here about treatments, exercises, etc. It's been very helpful, not just for the knowledge but to see what other people are going through.

For my work life, I do Professional Corporate Video, and Photography. I ...
Read more : Looking for female model with MS in NorCal | Views : 207 | Replies : 0 | Forum : General Discussion

Did you treat your ON?

I am off to the dr in a little while... Neuro would like my eye checked out. We think I am having the start of ON. If you have had ON did you decide to treat with steroids? What a both Acthar Gel? Suggestions? Tell me your story... Did you just wait it out? I am scared of all meds...
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Has anyone been approved to be a foster parent with MS? Especially in SC? Has anyone been denied to be a foster parent? My husband and I are very interested in pursuing this but would hate to be denied based on MS. I looked at the form and it's very general, looks like a dr needs to say it wouldn't effect your parenting but was looking for info from anyone who has gone through the ...
Read more : Fostering | Views : 164 | Replies : 0 | Forum : General Discussion

MS symptoms ‘reduced’ with experimental cancer drug

In mouse models of multiple sclerosis (MS), experimental cancer drugs have shown therapeutic promise, according to findings published in the journal Nature...Read more
Read more : MS symptoms ‘reduced’ with experimental cancer drug | Views : 220 | Replies : 0 | Forum : General Discussion

New to DMDs + Avonex: how do you balance your life with it?

Hello all! Firstly, I can't believe I never found this comm before... I'm so glad. :)

I've had MS for a good few years but was only diagnosed back in January after optic neuritis. I started on Avonex on Monday but after next week, I want to change my injection time to Thursday night because a) I can't take it Friday-Sunday due to my life schedule, and ...
Read more : New to DMDs + Avonex: how do you balance your life with it? | Views : 179 | Replies : 2 | Forum : Avonex


HI Friends my name is seeva I like to order biotin from pure bulk biotin I having problem to order any one can send me the contact details for pure bulk biotin please It will be appreciated
Read more : NEED HELP ON BUYING BIOTIN | Views : 344 | Replies : 3 | Forum : Biotin (Cerenday, MD1003)


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