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  • 14 days ago

    MS worsening ?

    Hello. My name is Amber Stanley and my father was diagnosed with progressive MS when he was 30. He is now 55 and in a wheelchair. He can no longer walk. Today I noticed something really odd. My father was trying to pay a bill online and he wasn’t comprehending that the amount was 225$. He seemed very confused and I kept asking if he was ok, and he kept responding with the same answer “I can’t comprehend this”. He said his fingers wouldn’t let him type but I watched him type in the amount. My brother....
  • 27 days ago

    Weird heavy sensation whenever I look up.

    I have had MS for a little over a year now, and its been going fine; however, right now I'm getting a very heavy feeling in my head whenever I look up. Its almost unbearable. It happens when I am laying down on my back looking toward the ceiling too. This has been happening for over a week, so I did make an appointment with a doctor. I just want to know what this might be. Its crazy worrying me.
  • 30 days ago

    unbearable itching

    I hate to wear clothing especially with seams or tags. I feel like i am being stung, eaten alive and I want to rip my skin off. Does anyone else get this symptom?
  • 1 month ago

    Ms warning signs

    Just got finished reading an article about MS warning signs. Interesting that the medical community does not recognize such complaints. Would love a survey about these symptoms like fatigue, memory problems etc to elicit a an order for a brain MRI. I think it is high time for the medical community to learn that foot drop, paresthesias and optic neuritis are not the only symptoms of MS.
  • 1 month ago

    Trying to find out If I have a right to a second opinion...I've asked and was told , wait and see what the last doctor said, Well I know what he told me "my family doctor jumped the gun" is what he said.

    I have been sick now for the last 10 years or a little longer, I had congestive cardiomyopathy in July 2000, while visiting family in Hamilton, Ontario, I live in Nova Scotia with my husband. I have thankfully had a turn around with the C.M. from a 23% ejection fraction to now 52% as of November 2015. I have had these horrible conditions as follows, Abnormal heartbeats, fast , slow, I swear it comes to a stop or skipping beats like it forgets to beat. I had a complete hysterectomy, about a month....
  • 1 month ago

    We don't know what is wrong.

    Over a year and a half ago my father went to the ER 4 times in a week because he though he was dying. At first he thought it was a heart attack, then a stroke, the he was just dying in general. Through all of those hospital trips, the doctors didn't find anything wrong with him, not one thing. All tests came back negative, but his symptoms continue. He was even sent to Mayo Clinic for some time a year ago where they said he had a "brain episode," probably meningitis, and said he would....
  • 1 month ago

    Can anyone relate?

    I am 33 yrs old. My body is getting worse every year (usually around this season). My mom was diagnosed with MS in the 90's but hers is not progressive. I have seen multiple doctors for multiple things and no one knows what's wrong with me. I'm not a hypochondriac and believe that all of these things are related, not separate problems. Everything escalated in 2011 when I was diagnosed with optic neuritis. I had just had my son (4th child) in Sept of 2010 before experiencing a 6 month....
  • wondering if there was malpractice?

    Hello , I'm a male and am 39 years of age . While riding my Bmx bike I flipped it a few times over the handle bars landing on my chest . Fast forward 6 days .....I was couldn't catch my breath for an hour and a half so I went to the hospital . upon a few tests they said that I was suffering from a pulmonary embolism in my left lung . During the x-ray the Dr. stated that I had a shadow in my right lung and wanted to take me for a biopsy the following day . As they did the biopsy (with my left....
  • 1 month ago

    Eye pain and vertigo

    My wife had oral surgery about a month ago (apicoectomy) for some dental issues that have lingered over the years that were nerve related. A couple of weeks after the surgery she began to experience vertigo and eye pain behind her eye, on the same side of her face as the surgery. The pain is worse when she lies on the left side (surgery side). She took two antibiotics and a steroid post-surgery to rule out or prevent infection. She has been to primary care twice, the oral surgeon twice (he says it's....
  • 2 months ago

    Girdling Multiple Sclerosis Pain ("MS Hug")

    I was wondering if anyone else here with MS has experienced the so-called "MS Hug," a band of pain or pressure around the chest or midsection. It's happened to me multiple times - ranging from feeling like a literal hug to being excruciatingly painful - but almost always only a night, sometimes while I'm fully asleep. Has this happened to anyone else, or is this a unique problem?