... te. I've been waiting a year and a half for this appointment and am getting anxious. I've made a one page table with my most troublesome symptoms with columns as to when they started, how often I have them and how severe they are. I have copies of all tests that I think might be relevant. ... (1 replies)
... When the cause, such as the UTI resolves MS symptoms return to what is normal for that person. ... (5 replies)
... an lower our defenses and infections can present. I would certainly advise the doctor treating your anxiety and depression that you are having a double helping as you have shared with us. It is not easy and it can be overwhelming. I am glad you are getting assistance for that part. ... (5 replies)
... medication and attend therapy for. I never had a single uti in my life before the MS no less the anxiety and depression. I'm scheduled for a sleep study too but as of now my insurance company is denying approval for it. ... (5 replies)
... As to the seizures, when I had them the local general neurologist was asked to see them as I was in no condition to travel to the MS Clinic. The General Neuro said I did not have MS and probably had epilepsy or something else. ... (6 replies)
... aiting two months with symptoms just worsening while people treated me like an idiot. Well the specialist told me I had mild demyelination, and that was about it as he ran for the door, it was Friday they were all talking about their plans for weekend and how they hoped they would get things done on time. ... (6 replies)
... ow Jayhawk stated it...Im going with relapse on this one...youve been dealing with this too long, too chronic. Which also makes me think if it really has been dx as a UTI, something else is going on, which may be a lesion on that part of your brain which controls that part of your body. When was your last MRI? ... (5 replies)
... such as bladder and bowel frequency increases, cognitive difficulty, etc. ... (5 replies)
... Cognition problems can be MS related. Daily brain activity such as reading, learning a language, video games, and a hobby or ? ... (6 replies)
If you had CP you would or should have already been diagnosed.
As to your MRI, it sounds like boilerplate jargon and you should lay it aside and have your doctor personally look at the MRI with you.
If your doctor is not familiar with MS, you can ask for an MS Specialist to consult or to see an MS Specialist. My MS Specialist never... (6 replies)
... is symmetrical, mild paucity of white matter in the bilateral occipital and posterior parietal lobes." Could someone please explain this to me, is this the same as having lesions? ... (6 replies)
... r the recommendation to look again. I had my search too narrow searching for 'Specialist'. I searched again and found someone in my town that might be perfect, as she 'has an interest in MS and neuropsychology'. Thanks you! ... (9 replies)
... months to see a noticeable difference as your symptoms roll back and disappear. Initially you will take prescription D, but then your doctor should establish a supplement level for you to take. ... (2 replies)
... You said you dont see a MS specialist in your state. That would be incredibly odd...They may not list themselves as MS Specialists, but as Neurologists with a fellowship, or special interest in MS. ... (9 replies)
... hen ordered an MRI of my brain and spine. When I got the results he said everything was clear and not to worry about MS and definitely not ALS and pushed anxiety as a possible factor. As months passed by everything was fine except I still had frequent urination on and off. ... ... (2 replies)
... olar levels or swings can vary. Thank you for the additional information. If you are in the US, you can check with your local MS Association of Society chapter as to locating an MS Specialist in your region. If your state has a Medical University, they should have an MS Specialist. ... (9 replies)
... ate. I feel like I have my head in the sand if I just ignore the nerve stuff until the next episode, but I think that is what I will do. Meanwhile, I will stay as healthy as possible with supplements, diet and exercise. I do wonder if the stress of my new job triggered this last episode.... ... (9 replies)
The effects of D deficiency can manifest like MS and usually reverse in 3-6 months after normal levels are re-established. You could certainly have other things happening, but an MS Specialist should be seen to ascertain whether you have MS to deal with or not.
MS symptoms generally linger with you for 24+ hours. If yours are... (9 replies)
... Short story long... Approximately 2 years ago I had psychological and neurological symptoms at the same time. I was first diagnosed bipolar and started taking antipsychotics (which made my symptoms worse) and then was worked up for MS (numbness in my fingers and toes, traveling up/down, feeling 'nerve' pain and stumbling/falling). My MRI was negative for lesions. After... (9 replies)
... antiperspirants available, but I would go back to "your neck of the woods". For most MSers this is a seasonal thing. When I have excessive sweating I use this as a signal to cool down ASAP. ... (4 replies)