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... Know that the DMD is not a guarantee. In Europe LDN is used as a med for MS rather than the MS DMDs. As long as you make your decisions fully informed and you are monitored properly, you should do well. ... (6 replies)
... Lhermittes is not exclusive to MS as there can be other causes for this symptom. However, when related to MS LHermittes is due to cervical spinal cord lesions. ... (2 replies)
... can be caused by mixed, slowed, or obstructed electrical signals. Because all the information is going to and from your brain, a lesion on the brain could just as likely be the cause. MS Lesions for some people start on their spine. ... (2 replies)

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... I am looking for an answer regarding Lhermitte’s Sign . I absolutely experience that regularly. I am on a medication that stops the symptoms of it. Although; when the medication (a patch) needs changed I know because the symptoms return instantly. However;a lesion has not been found on my spine even after numerous MRI's. I am open to any comments or suggestions. This confuses... (2 replies)
... Hi there. Just back for a quick update. I had my SSEP and was told it was normal. Does this mean there is lower chance if having MS? I had my brain MRI today (without contrast as I requested) and have my spine MRI next week. I don't get my results until 10 days after that! Of course I am anxious. I have copies of the scans but no report (they said it would go straight to my... (22 replies)
... After month 3, I dont remember much. I woke up in the ER. They tell me I went into a type of coma. My body actually fought the drug as it was infused....turns out I have a severe reaction to it. ... (6 replies)
Just checking in
Oct 29, 2014
... Yes, I was tested 2 years ago through a lab in California. As well, my spinal fluid was tested when I had my LP. No sign of Lyme. ... (4 replies)
... uration of MS problems, there really is no "window" to miss. If your MS is progressive already, then there are no DMDs, but you can still take symptom meds such as Baclofen..... ... (6 replies)
... or some symptom relief he is starting me on Fampyra, which is better than Baclofen he said. It doesn't just help with spasticity, but with walking speed and gait as well. ... (6 replies)
... this really cool website on patient's reviews on solumedrol...I feel so much better in terms of knowing that so many others have had the exact same side effects as me. ... (6 replies)
... any improvement. That might be why day 3 you noticed it again. Its quite possible you only thought you felt better. Placebo effect is a powerful thing! However, as Jayhawk stated, they remain in your system for up to a month and you should continue to feel better over the next ten days. ... (6 replies)
... I should have told you that the steroids, though they will remain in your system, will taper off. You might feel a "drop" in 2 weeks or other changes as the steroid breaks down. Your doctor should have given you some instructions as well as signals to watch. ... (6 replies)
... Steroids can remain in your system for 30 days or longer. As to the "taste", try some mint candy as it appears to help many. ... (6 replies)
... hello. As others have told you, no need to worry about the contrast dye unless you are allergic to Iodine. ... (22 replies)
... Hun, it will do absolutely nothing good getting really upset and stressed until your MRI comes back. Sometimes, as my Dr who dx me said, looking up symptoms and thinking to much about what it might be can actually trick your subconscious into some crazy things. ... (22 replies)
... Results really depend on the location. My doctors have always gotten back to me fairly quickly. My VEP was the quickest in 2002 as they stopped the test and the doctor called my MS Specialist and I was sent to the MRI right away. ... (22 replies)
New to ms
Oct 22, 2014
... Unfortunately, you may need to find ways to accommodate your limitations in the workplace. Sitting more instead of spending as much time on your feet. ... (3 replies)
New to ms
Oct 22, 2014
... As far as relief otherwise, there are many drugs out there for symptom relief. ... (3 replies)
New to ms
Oct 21, 2014
... size for MS. Lesions on the spine quite often affect gait as you have shared. If your doctor based your diagnosis upon the MRI and LP, I would seek another opinion. There is no specific test for MS. ... (3 replies)


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