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Suspicion of MS after Wegener's Granulomatosis

Hi all!

I'm writing on behalf of my wife who's been diagnosed with WG a bit over a year ago. She started with joint pain and swelling in her lower limbs, and a possibly related ear infection although not for sure.

She's been doing quite well on prednisone lowering the dose and Imuran. She got diagnosed very early so the doctor decided for a milder approach.

A few weeks ago a few things happened at ...
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FDA approves label change for oral MS drug Aubagio

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Genzyme’s application to include new information about its multiple sclerosis drug teriflunomide (Aubagio) on its label.

The new labeling content is efficacy and safety data from two Phase III trials of the drug. One trial, a study known as TOPIC is described in the Sept., 2014 issue of The Lancet Neurology. In it Aaron Miller, MD and colleagues report that in 618 relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis patients assigned ...
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Study suggests vaccines do not appear to increase risk of MS

Scientists looked at about 4,700 people who received vaccines against hepatitis B (Hep B) and the human papillomavirus (HPV), and found no long-term risk of developing multiple sclerosis (MS) or similar nervous-system diseases...... Read More - http://www.ms-uk.org/vaccinations
Read more : Study suggests vaccines do not appear to increase risk of MS | Views : 112 | Replies : 2 | Forum : General Discussion


Is this MS?

This is my story and I appreciate you taking the time out of your day to read it. I do not have a diagnosis of MS as I am just now starting to go to the doctor. I work in the medical field but have been neglecting my own health to take care of my autistic son! This is a list of my symptoms. I am 24 years old now and will be 25 next ...
Read more : Is this MS? | Views : 181 | Replies : 11 | Forum : Undiagnosed


Searching for answers

This is my story and I appreciate you taking the time out of your day to read it. I do not have a diagnosis of MS as I am just now starting to go to the doctor. I work in the medical field but have been neglecting my own health to take care of my autistic son! This is a list of my symptoms. I am 24 years old now and will be 25 next ...
Read more : Searching for answers | Views : 99 | Replies : 0 | Forum : General Discussion


I went half blind from MS!!!

So lets just throw this out ther MS Sucks. I was DX in 2005. I was 28 and my only got tested because my sister found out she had it. I was showing the same symptoms as her ... needless to say i was in the same boat. My first real episode that went un-DX was withmy eyes. They crossed for about a week and there was nothing anyone could do or see why. They ...
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Estimating typical MS disability progression speed.....

Estimating typical Multiple Sclerosis disability progression speed from clinical observations

Murray G. Brown, Mark Asbridge, Vern Hicks, Sarah Kirby, Thomas J. Murray, Pantelis Andreou, Dong Lin

Abstract

Introduction

Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a chronic disease of the central nervous system. Estimates of MS natural history (NH) disability progression speed from clinical observations vary worldwide. This may reflect, in part, variance in censoring-bias) (missing observations) and assumptions about when irreversible disability progression events occurred. We test ...
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Increased skin sensitivity

I've been taking Aubagio 14mg for 7 days. For the first 5 days I felt like I had a bad dose of flu, also queasiness, this has eased off now. The one thing that is persistent and not getting any better is the increased sensitivity in the skin and muscle pain in the tops of my legs, sitting and walking is painful, having any fabric next to legs is uncomfortable. Anyone else experienced this or ...
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Prescribing doctors for Wheldon CAP in Melbourne, Australia

Does anyone know a doctor who prescribes Wheldon CAP in the Melbourne area? Please reply to post or PM me.
Many thanks in advance.










CAP since August 2014. Dx 1987
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My doctor put me on lexapro with Rebif

Hi

My doctor put me on 10mg lexapro becouse I feel angery and little depressed which is one of side effects of Rebif !

Anyone take SSRI with Rebif or other drugs ? and for how long ?
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