... officially diagnosed in July 2015, had a probable diagnosis in June 2014. I had symptoms going back to 2006. I had been do the Dr. for dizziness, weird vision, numbness in my face, etc. MRI of brain was clear in 2006. Now its not, but I'm still doing OK. ... (8 replies)
... Your Neurologist is correct, your symptoms do not present like Multiple Sclerosis. Symptoms that present in Multiple Sclerosis is due to damage of the Central Nervous System(CNS). You have no sign (Testing, exam/evaluation) of damage to the CNS.
This is what I was explaining to you in earlier posts, anxiety (Psychological problems) can cause physical symptoms even... (44 replies)
... Hi all- I'm back!
I've seen two neurologist- the first one had me do a c spinE MRI in a closed 3T machine. He said I do not have MS. I told him I wanted a second opinion and referred me to an MS specialist who I am working with now. He does not believe I have MS but believes it's all psychological. He did give me anti anxiety pills which have calmed me
Down a little bit... (44 replies)
... weeks ago my legs felt tingly for 3 days straight. Walking felt odd and uncomfortable. Also my legs and arms go numb frequently. Even my face has done this. It's the worst when I wake up in the mornings but also is bad during the day when I'm walking. ... (5 replies)
... and the numbness spread down the left side of my chest to just where my ribcage ends. Just in the past month or two, the numbness has spread to my side. The numbness spells last for a few days to a week at most. ... (11 replies)
... often a very custom approach to find a remedy and what works for one may not work for others. Also, as I pointed out, while my hands and feet have a remedy, my face does not. This is one of the problems with MS and one of many reasons why MS meds have limited effectiveness if any at all. ... (9 replies)
... probably was not a new diagnosis. Most of my symptoms are on my left side such as left leg pins and needles, squeezing aching pain, left arm ache with tingling numbness in left hand, and then the newest symptom, left side of face numbness tingling with shooting pains. I have other symptoms too such as bladder issues, etc. ... (2 replies)
... What I really want to understand is if this was anyone's first symptom was it a true numbness or a perceived numbness, if I touch my face it's not truly numb yet it feels numb when I don't touch it and there is less sensation on touching with fingers than the other side. ... (7 replies)
... Let not your heart be troubled. I have daily facial numbness which can vary in intensity. I call it "droopy face". Many MSers also experience this particular symptom. ... (2 replies)
... The most weird thing is that many times which i beleive i have'nt facial numbness, i go to bed and when i put my right side of face in pillow the numbness is here... ... (7 replies)
... ou take the pain killers, you should make sure there is no opportunity for any interaction between those painkillers and any alcohol. This interaction can cause numbness as you described. ... (7 replies)
... in right side of my face, lips and tongue. No weakness only numbness like Novocain injection. ... (7 replies)
... MSJayhawk -- Back in the 1990's when all of this first started, I was referred to the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics (UIHC) Neurology by my GP at the time. He knew me, and knew that this was neurological--I'd never had any unusual complaints before, and never had signs of anxiety or anything of that nature. The first neurologist I saw badly misquoted me in his... (31 replies)
... hmmm.....interesting. On Oct. 3rd the right side of my face went numb and right side of mouth was slightly drooping, which they considered to be mini-stroke or complex migraine. Started with burning sensation over top third of R ear. But the R eyelid drooping started in the middle of August and hasn't changed since, so I don't really consider that to be part of that... (31 replies)
... For me, my droopy face can present with a subtlety which goes unnoticed. My doctor told me to smile and look in the mirror. Even with the slightest numbness, my smile is affected. ... (4 replies)
numbness on the side of the face could certainly be anxiety- but it can also be from a pinched nerve in the neck or even a toothache. There are so many things which can cause this. Depending on how long it lasts and if it stays in one place, tests can be done to determine if its medical or psychological. I hope it goes away soon.
Niki (4 replies)
... What is numbness on lef side of the face.. Does anxiety cause that? ... (4 replies)
... No worries. the smile test is something my neuro often gives me and about 90% of the time when I see her i have a case of droopy face. Sometimes it is slight, but when it is really bad, outwardly it looks like a stroke. BTW, I have extra strong mirrors because I did not want to break the mirror :D :angel: (5 replies)
... The first thing I did was look at my smile in the mirror. Definitely wouldn't mess around with possible stroke. It seems to be coming and going so I am guessing it is another nerve sensation. Thanks! (5 replies)
... I call it this based on the Droopy cartoon character. My face is usually affected on one side at a time with most of "droopy face" on my right side. ... (5 replies)