... If you are in Pittsburgh, you aren't that far away from the Cleveland Clinic in Ohio. Pittsburgh has a great health care scene, but CC cannot be beat. There they have the Mellen (sp?) Center for MS - real experts on diagnosis and treatment. You owe it to yourself to get a second (or 55th!) opinion from them.
Also, please do not despair. We are here for you. Please... (3 replies)
... Hello, I have had a wide variety of MS symptoms for over 3 years. Severe vision disturbances, tingling in neck, severely tight neck muscles and spasms, constant off balance feeling, cognitive problems and speech problems. ... (3 replies)
... Jazz, you are responding to a post which was started 2 years ago. The posters may not be actively reading the boards any longer....
Why dont you start a new thread and introduce yourself and tell us about you?? We welcome you to the boards and hope that whatever brought you here, we can help you with! Do you have MS?
Nikki (20 replies)
... I was wondering if they are any closer to finding the problem with you? ... (20 replies)
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... I want to be very careful not to steer you in the wrong direction here but ethmoid sinusitis can be difficult to diagnose. Granted, my experience with it was about 10 years ago so since then things may have changed -- but it wasn't until I got to my third ENT that it was diagnosed.
I'd definitely call the PCP, explain what's happening and see if they can get you to a... (20 replies)
... Luckily, that is about the only thing I have not had problems with. They say the sinuses are clear. I just don't know how I could have a headache for 5 months -- you think it would give you a break one of these days. (20 replies)
... have you ever had a problem with your sinuses? ... (20 replies)
... The headache has gotten so bad that I can't sleep anymore. Anytime that I try to lay my head down it feels like it is going to explode. ... (20 replies)
... adens the nerve. The gave me Tegretol for the pain but I am allegric to it. I did do the nerve block, it just didn't work for me. I only know of two other people with MS with occipital neuralgia. It is usually the TN. That nerve is still alive and I can't wear anything across my head, hair up for long and no perms. ... (20 replies)
... re of absorbine jr and mint and burned like crazy, but for about 20 minutes the head didn't hurt too bad. She never really said what it was and then it came back with a vengeance. The last couple of days my eyes have been swollen and the pain is getting worse. Not sure exactly what to do about it. ... (20 replies)
... it works so much better than Imetrex ... Mine goes away immediately, like five minutes, but I don't get the nail pounding in the head nor tingling so we might not really be treating the same thing. ... (20 replies)
... I've lost the sight in my left eye, gained this wicked headache, walk with a cane, and now, the right eye's sight comes and goes. Since the doctors cannot make up their minds, I have to look to trying to find something to help this. ... (20 replies)
... My journey into the MS world started with headaches. Severe migraines that never stopped. Right eye was painful. My regular PCP put me on Maxalt. ... (20 replies)
... Bella - I have had pain in behind my right eye for months - off and on. This past week, I had a terrible three day headache, and my right eye was so sore...there's still some lingering soreness behind it. I get those "shooters" that stop me in my tracks. My eyes are blue and my right eye has a patch of brown in it. My neuro told me to have my optometrist keep track of the... (20 replies)
... es it is like I'm wearing a little hat on the back of my head. It first started out as happening once or twice a day. Then every 10 minutes, now the numbness and tingling is constant but moves from place to place the head, the face, and the headache never leaves on the right side. ... (20 replies)
... Actually, I get the headaches with the numb tingling scalp. I also get shooting pains into my right eye. So, I dunno why i get them, but it's uncomfortable. ... (20 replies)
... A woman I know with MS has recurrent migraines and her neuro actually DOES think they're MS related. Never actually heard of that until just last week. ... (20 replies)
... I've had 2 MRIs, it has revealed lesions on the brain. The headache part is confined to one area of the right frontal lobe. The doctors are confused because how could one side be numb and tingle and the other side have pain. ... (20 replies)
... I personally have never heard of a headache like you describe being related to MS. ... (20 replies)