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by santanabmw
Sun Mar 02, 2014 3:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: how long does your typical relapse last?
Replies: 15
Views: 40797

Re: how long does your typical relapse last?

Thanks so much for ur response. I aim to get bloodwork done as soon as this is finished..whenever that will be..yes 7 months is a long time and I worked, (don't ask me how) until 5 weeks ago.
by santanabmw
Sat Mar 01, 2014 1:54 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: how long does your typical relapse last?
Replies: 15
Views: 40797

Re: how long does your typical relapse last?

Hi Anonymoose, I was taking Calcium/Magnesium and BComplex everyday since last May. I stopped them when I went all the meds is it safe to take these vitamins plus vit D? this is my first bout of MS(according to the Neurologist coz he never met me b4). I think I have yrs but have this bad bout since ...
by santanabmw
Sat Mar 01, 2014 1:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Confused about gabapentin...
Replies: 6
Views: 1516

Re: Confused about gabapentin...

I am on this 3 weeks now plus another med. My dose is 300 x 3 times daily and I find it is doing nothing for the spasms,numbness and pins n needles. just to say I was really drowsy for about 2 weeks but that does ease off. so if it is doing anything for the pain stick with it the drowsy feeling will...
by santanabmw
Sat Mar 01, 2014 1:30 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: how long does your typical relapse last?
Replies: 15
Views: 40797

Re: how long does your typical relapse last?

Hi, I started getting symptoms in May 2013 and pleaded with my GP from August to refer me to someone and begged for MRI scans I eventually got to see a surgeon in October who referred me to a Neurologist, had all the tests done incl lumbar puncture. I was diagnosed in January, I was put on a course ...
by santanabmw
Thu Feb 06, 2014 8:45 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Severe Fatigue and Pains
Replies: 0
Views: 917

Severe Fatigue and Pains

Hi All, when taking steroids did everyone feel like they were completely out of it. all muscles feel like lead , really bad pains in my shoulders neck and head and soo tired..I thought steroids were supposed to make you feel better or is it a case of feel worse first then better? I am just finished ...
by santanabmw
Wed Feb 05, 2014 3:00 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Increased dose of steroids. Need help ASAP
Replies: 1
Views: 873

Increased dose of steroids. Need help ASAP

Hi All, I have posted this on another thread but no replies. I am on the last day of the first batch starting the 2nd batch tomorrow so I need help asap please. Dexamethasone 2mg x 8 daily for 7 days then Deltacortril 5mg x 12 for 4 days x 8 for 4 days x 4 for 4 days Just wondering has anyone else h...
by santanabmw
Tue Feb 04, 2014 12:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: First time use of steroids
Replies: 4
Views: 848

Re: First time use of steroids

I am really looking for advice as in has anyone been on the list of steroids above and how did they find them especially the transitioning from 1 to the other? thank you.
by santanabmw
Tue Feb 04, 2014 3:03 am
Forum: Undiagnosed
Topic: Tests came back negative, getting worse
Replies: 17
Views: 2679

Re: Tests came back negative, getting worse

Sorry Bartman, what am I incorrect about? I explained my symptoms and how I am feeling. If it is MS/CIS well then surely the steroids should work? I think I have have well and truely peed off my Neurologist because I want to check for Lyme. He is away for a few days and the last conversation we had ...
by santanabmw
Tue Feb 04, 2014 2:37 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: First time use of steroids
Replies: 4
Views: 848

Re: First time use of steroids

I am waiting for bloods for lyme and co infections but had to at least try and persevere with the Steroids to see if it is indeed MS. I feel like absolute crap anyway so what's another couple of weeks? I just don't know..just want to feel better but I also know there is no quick fix. My Neurologist ...
by santanabmw
Mon Feb 03, 2014 3:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: First time use of steroids
Replies: 4
Views: 848

First time use of steroids

Hi All, I have just been given my first course of steroids Dexamethasone 2mg x 8 daily for 7 days then Deltacortril 5mg x 12 for 4 days x 8 for 4 days x 4 for 4 days Just wondering has anyone else had this high a dose and how soon do you start to feel better. I am on day 5. Any help would be very we...
by santanabmw
Mon Feb 03, 2014 3:18 pm
Forum: Undiagnosed
Topic: Tests came back negative, getting worse
Replies: 17
Views: 2679

Re: Tests came back negative, getting worse

This is like reading my story. I have been experiencing this symptoms for yrs on and off but more so since last May. I was originally told it was a herniated disc in my neck, then a chiairi malformation so was sent to a Neurologist for a second opinion. He did a lumbar puncture and a Ct scan of the ...

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