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by Poe
Fri Nov 20, 2015 5:59 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Loss of pain sensation
Replies: 2
Views: 1158

Loss of pain sensation

I've had ms for roughly 5 years. About 2 years ago I was taking apart a rusty old jeep and cut my hand pretty bad. I never felt any pain. I didn't even know it happened until my hand was covered in blood. It started with my hands and has since spread to most of my body. I don't feel any pain on my s...
by Poe
Fri Nov 20, 2015 5:40 pm
Forum: Avonex
Topic: New to DMDs + Avonex: how do you balance your life with it?
Replies: 2
Views: 3435

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

I had a great nurse who came out to show me how to do the injections. She told me to drink a lot of water the day before, the day of, and the day after my injection. Take ibuprofen 30 minutes before I inject. It's worked well. I'm 5 weeks in and not had to much in the way of side effects. Just a rea...
by Poe
Wed Oct 22, 2014 7:41 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Finally Diagnosed with MS
Replies: 5
Views: 1789

Re: Finally Diagnosed with MS

I was diagnosed about a month ago. I too was relieved to finally have an answer. I started having symptoms nearly 4 years ago about a year after I had my daughter. I blew it off as just tired from working a full time job and raising 2 kids. Its hard for people who aren't going through it to understa...
by Poe
Wed Oct 22, 2014 7:23 pm
Forum: Tecfidera (BG-12, dimethyl fumarate)
Topic: Excruciating stomach pain on Tecfidera
Replies: 9
Views: 7373

Re: Excruciating stomach pain on Tecfidera

I started Tecfidera 3 weeks ago. The first 2 were great then came the pain. At first it was mild then it was excruciating. I bought some peppermint oil capsules from my local health food store. They work and don't interact with the medicine. Peppermint stops gi spasms and generally soothes it. I've ...

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