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Have modified Tecfidera startups been successful?

I started Tecfidera 4/10/15, with 240 mg twice a day beginning a week later as indicated. Having constant stomach issues now, and am considering stopping Tec permanently. Has anyone had success after MD modified startup schedule, eg taking 120 mg tablets for more than just a week?


Gilenya and Airplane travel

Hello all. I am due to start Gilenya at the end of next week. I have been on Copaxone for about 2 years but still seeing a new lesion every few months. Was wondering if anyone has experience traveling on airplanes while on Gilenya. I have to travel internationally every 6-8 weeks (Asia and Latin America) which requires flights of 10-16 hours. I also take a lot of trains so I guess I spend time ...
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Advice needed please

Hi I am awaiting a second MRI scan the first I had 13 years ago when I first had these symptoms and it was discussed then possible MS.
13 years ago I woke up with right side of my face tingling and numb including my tongue and inside my mouth this lasted for several months after seeing a neurologist and an MRI scan the cause and diagnosis were never confirmed and I just got on ...
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Spent yesterday crying

I am so glad I found this board.

I very rarely cried, but I cried a great deal yesterday. You see, I had another MRI done, this time a sit-down open MRI of my brain and cervical spine, with and without contrast. I have never been able to deal with having a closed MRI, and even the normal open MRIs are panic-inducing for me. So, this one was much better.

I got the radiologist report ...
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April 23, 2015 - TISCH MS RESEARCH CENTER OF NEW YORK REPORT

April 23, 2015 - TISCH MS RESEARCH CENTER OF NEW YORK REPORTS EARLY IMPROVEMENT IN STEM CELL TRIAL.
6 of 9 patients show at least some improvement.
http://tischms.org/news/april-23-2015-tisch-ms-research-center-new-york-reports-early-improvement-stem-cell-trial

Sounds encouraging.
Read more : April 23, 2015 - TISCH MS RESEARCH CENTER OF NEW YORK REPORT | Views : 323 | Replies : 0 | Forum : General Discussion


New to forum-Steroid question?

Hi All

About 2 weeks ago I was diagnosed with MS. I was sent straight away for IV Steroid treatments which I had each morning last week. I think the steroid was Solu-Medrol
I had some bad side effects from the steroids like nausea, headaches, insomnia etc. Most of these have past now. My problem is my original symptoms like pins & needles, tingling and vertigo have all worsened since last week. Where I used ...
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Will it really get better?

Hi, everyone. I am a 20 year old female, and my printed medical history would probably weigh more than I do. Which is part of the problem, if it is MS.

About a year and a half ago, I took a semester off from college for health reasons; trouble concentrating, fatigue, and back pain. At the time, I was also experiencing a strange tingling in my legs at around the same time everyday. I got ...
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Considering MS eval

I am having some medical issues that are relatively mild but are starting to concern me. I am a male, 45 years of age living in the Northeastern US. My mother and older sister have MS, my younger does not. No other family member has MS to my knowledge.

I have been very healthy my entire life, never getting sick even when other do. I have been having some symptoms the last 4 or 5 ...
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Interfearons and MS

Well I'm new here and just wanted to say hi everyone and voice my opinion on a particular issue. I was a complete athlete in my younger years until collage. My brother was diagnosed with MS when he was 12. Had a stroke, couldn't talk the whole nine yards. I can still remember everything i saw him go through and now the tables are turned. my most my strength is taken away from me he ...
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Help I would appreciate anyone's opinion

hello, new here I have been living in what I would call my own personal hell for the last 9months. I have been diagnosed with fibromyalgia many years ago but up until 9 months ago I am not convinced . One day at work I noticed my hand went tingling and became painful to which brought me to tears then my left arm went numb for a whole day I have tingling and nimbleness in ...
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