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by Snoopy
1 week ago
Forum: Introductions
Topic: New member seeking help
Replies: 12
Views: 406

Re: New member seeking help

Hi seekinghelp and welcome.

Could you please clarify how you received a diagnosis of MS, if you don't mind?
An MRI confirmed the prolapse in my neck.
A prolapse of cervical discs?
by Snoopy
1 week ago
Forum: Undiagnosed
Topic: Don't know if this is MS, but getting frustrated!
Replies: 9
Views: 222

Re: Don't know if this is MS, but getting frustrated!

Hi jennymar. Looking at and interpreting a MRI really does require a Radiologist to know what is normal and what isn't. The report is usually much easier to understand :-) Bulging discs can cause many symptoms, some neurological, and it might be a good idea to have your back evaluated by a Neurosurg...
by Snoopy
1 week ago
Forum: Undiagnosed
Topic: Connecting the dots - 43 years of symptoms
Replies: 9
Views: 800

Re: Connecting the dots - 43 years of symptoms

Hi Sweetsue. The last few weeks the brain fog has been awful. My Husband says I stop breathing when I am asleep for a few seconds which is scary for him. I fall asleep constantly when sat down. I was emailing a friend the other day and fell asleep mid type. The above symptoms sounds like Sleep Apnea...
by Snoopy
2 weeks ago
Forum: Undiagnosed
Topic: Brain and Spine MRI with lesions radio & neuro disagree
Replies: 24
Views: 473

Re: Brain and Spine MRI with lesions radio & neuro disagree

What kind of panel should I request for bloodwork to do an in depth check of vitamins and minerals? I feel like a lot of docs think this is quackery and give you the cold shoulder. I had about every blood test to rule out MS on the protocol. My thyroid was done in September and glucose. Both normal...
by Snoopy
2 weeks ago
Forum: Undiagnosed
Topic: Brain and Spine MRI with lesions radio & neuro disagree
Replies: 24
Views: 473

Re: Brain and Spine MRI with lesions radio & neuro disagree

Hi Suzemom. QUESTION: have any of you had conflicting mri reports ? Where radiologist says one thing and neuro disputes it more than once? No, I have not had that experience. MS can be a difficult disease to diagnose and most Neurologists nowadays are very cautious about diagnosing. Many things can ...
by Snoopy
2 weeks ago
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New lesion despite being PPMS or SPMS
Replies: 14
Views: 571

Re: New lesion despite being PPMS or SPMS

I’d love to know if some of you ever had new lesions despite being PPMS or SPMS There is nothing uncommon for new lesions to appear and/or disappear even when a person is SP or PP. Lesions are a hallmark of this disease and lesions can happen anytime through our life with this disease. MS is a neur...
by Snoopy
3 weeks ago
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: My Story - Still waiting
Replies: 9
Views: 582

Re: My Story - Still waiting

Hi TaylorDuke, There are many conditions that can cause the symptoms you are experiencing, there is no symptom exclusive to MS including Optic Neuritis. I have had MS a very long time and have never had Optic Neuritis, my sister who does not have MS has had Optic Neuritis. Optic Neuritis can be an i...
by Snoopy
2 months ago
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Fed up PRMS looking for anything !!
Replies: 14
Views: 773

Re: Fed up PRMS looking for anything !!

Vender, Primary Relapsing MS(PRMS) is rare, only 5% of those diagnosed with MS have this type. PRMS means you will have relapses but no remissions, so you cumulate symptoms/disabilities and continue to progress, although it might be possible to hit a plateau and stabilize. You are in a very difficul...
by Snoopy
4 months ago
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Progressive MS symptoms leading up to not being able to walk
Replies: 11
Views: 730

Re: Progressive MS symptoms leading up to not being able to

Vender, are you aware a side effect of Ocrevus is fatigue, body aches and pains, plus more? https://www.drugs.com/sfx/ocrevus-side-effects.html https://www.ocrevus.com/patient/taking-ocrevus/infusion-related-reaction.html Unfortunately, sometimes the treatments and symptom management medications can...
by Snoopy
4 months ago
Forum: Undiagnosed
Topic: Second opinion
Replies: 4
Views: 645

Re: Second opinion

Hi RightWill. I cheked several MS websites this week and I was surprised that I had almost every symptom listed.I'm worried...... It is impossible to diagnose MS based on symptoms alone. There are many conditions that have similar symptoms as those seen in MS. Testing will need to be done to rule in...
by Snoopy
5 months ago
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Mobility scooter
Replies: 7
Views: 559

Re: Mobility scooter

There are scooter lifts that can be installed to lift it into the back of your Jeep or ones that attach to your receiver hitch. Bruno is a good company but there are other places you could get them from.
https://www.bruno.com/products/scooter- ... -crossover
by Snoopy
6 months ago
Forum: Undiagnosed
Topic: Undiagnosed and Anxious
Replies: 8
Views: 1083

Re: Undiagnosed and Anxious

Hi LostandWorried. What do you guys think? Could this be MS? Maybe, maybe not. It's impossible to diagnose MS based on symptoms alone. Many conditions mimic MS so testing to rule in/out other conditions as well as testing and neurological exam/evaluation that will indicate MS as a cause for symptoms...
by Snoopy
6 months ago
Forum: Undiagnosed
Topic: Just diagnosed with Demyelinating Disease
Replies: 3
Views: 1183

Re: Just diagnosed with Demyelinating Disease

Hi MNPB.

The MRI report is not a diagnosis. A Neurologist will need to correlate MRI finding with other clinical evidence (other tests and Neurological evaluation/exam). Don't be surprised if there is more testing needed before a diagnosis (of something) is given.
by Snoopy
7 months ago
Forum: Undiagnosed
Topic: Please help me cope with my symptoms
Replies: 30
Views: 2942

Re: Please help me cope with my symptoms

Hi Lostpuppy. So if I start with tingling on the right side of my head and in my left leg, and then two months later I have tingling on both sides of my head and face, shoulders, and lower back. And all the symptoms are sensory all over my body, it does not necessarily mean that I am progressing (or...
by Snoopy
7 months ago
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: How did your walking issues start? Trouble with walking
Replies: 7
Views: 952

Re: How did your walking issues start? Trouble with walking

Hi Tash. Did you ever receive a diagnosis of MS or does your diagnosis of MCTD still stand? If your diagnosis is still MCTD you should see your Dr. and discuss this with him. My journey to a MS diagnosis (3 months) started when I lost the majority of my mobility as well as many other symptoms. My mo...