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... Ms Merry, I am not a doctor. October will be my 39th year of MS (estimated). My objective data place my symptoms presenting when I was 14 yo. I do not think a local neurologist will answer your questions. Seek out the second opinion of another MS Specialist and tell the infusion center no appointment until the diagnosis is proven according to the accepted standards... (18 replies)
... pay or anything. But is that going to happen with an MS drug as well? ... (1 replies)
... of MSers do not show anything on this test. SO your questions about a normal IgG index, the answer is there is no importance. A person can just as easily have MS with a normal index . ... (18 replies)

... same. If you have a doctor willing to try plasma exchange and you know the risks and are willing to try it, I would tell you to try it. You have nothing to lose as long as your doctor will be with you every step of the way. ... (3 replies)
... band was used as part of their key decision, tell them you would like a second opinion because the CSF is not a test for MS. ... (18 replies)
... the VitaminD deficiency to be more serious than what I think is a B12 deficiency, particularly since it seems that B12 can cause ON. Does vitamin D deficiency, as a mimicker, also cause ON? ... (18 replies)
... Ms Merry, I do not know if the doctor is an MS Specialist. I know that my neurologist has her sole field in MS, although she does help ALS when needed. As to your results, there are no specific nor broad tests for MS. There are doctors who will jump to MS when the O-bands are in the CSF, but this is not accurate. About 85% of MSers who have had an LP will have... (18 replies)
... I would add that the MS clinic where I go is part of the Neurology Department and is staffed by neurologists of many specialties as well as general neurologists. ... (18 replies)
... I would highly doubt MS as a diagnosis. ... (18 replies)
... f internet research and learned that VItamin B12 deficiency can cause optic neuritis. I also learned that B12 deficiency and Lyme disease are often misdiagnosed as MS. ... (18 replies)
... scular disease. Im taking something called Vein FX and Im also taking Grapeseed Extract. Not a big fan of supplements, I have noticed a difference. The pain isnt as frequent or as intense.... ... (5 replies)
... I actually have some as I used them for my son before he learned to tie his shoes. I don't think I have Reynauld's as my feet don't change color. ... (5 replies)
... pairs of socks. As such, I the Velcro closures allow me to accommodate the extra layers. ... (5 replies)
... my symptoms get crazy as soon as the temperature goes over 85 degrees. I hate summer. You mentioned it hurts to close your eyes. What other eye symptoms are you having? ... (4 replies)
... Thanks! I plan on sending a message to my neurologist tomorrow. I currently do not have a MS Specialist as I am not sure about the route I need to take to get one. I will take your suggestions to heart thank you so much for responding. ... (4 replies)
... om helps me. I also have light sensitivity ongoing since 2002 when I had my first ON when my MS worsened. I wear polarized sunglasses now and use them indoors as well as outdoors. I also have found that acupressure applied at a point on my temple perpendicular to my pain seems to bring some relief. ... (4 replies)
MS Symptoms
Jun 27, 2015
... due to the size of our youngest and how he literally positioned himself in the womb. Every time we had an ultrasound, he was literally lying in such a position as to cause the walking difficulty. ... (2 replies)
... and just as important if something is on your mind that you trust your health professional to talk to you! ... (2 replies)
... all do what we have to do. As you know steroids lose their effectiveness when they are overused, so use them only as needed. But, Im glad they are working for you. ... (11 replies)
MS Symptoms
Jun 27, 2015
... t had this constant numbing that wouldn't go away. My primary doctor referred me to a hand specialist who preformed 3 different EMGs and ruled out carpul tunnel, as the emgs showed possible damage coming from 'upper extremities' .. They then referred me to a neurologist who preformed an MRI on my brachiel plexopathy. ... (2 replies)


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