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How to proceed...
Mar 20, 2014
... I had a shingles outbreak on Saturday. The worst pain and fatigue that I have had with them. Normally I can just let it run its course, but I needed medication this time. ... (23 replies)
... ated, since it is viral and will remain dormant in your system. And lastly, you refer to the neurologist which your general doctor sent you to. How familiar with MS is this neuro? ... (23 replies)
... ded me of my recurrent shingles that I get on the back of my neck, so of course I googled that and saw a study that showed a nearly 4 times increase in having an MS diagnosis after a shingles attack. ... (23 replies)

Possible MS?
Nov 1, 2013
... Another question :) as I have mentioned before, I am wondering if I have had this for 14 years. Over time I would go from dr to dr with pain and burning in my back. To the point I didn't want clothes touching it. They would say it was post neuralgia from my shingles. It would go away and then return and I would be stumped as to why it would happen again. Then there was the... (33 replies)
Possible MS?
Oct 13, 2013
... spine at a minimum. If you have lesions, it does not rule MS in or out because lesions can be caused by aging, migraines, high fever, infections and might have been with you from childhood. ... (33 replies)
Possible MS?
Oct 13, 2013
... ed to have MRI to rule out MS. I was like oh ok. I wasn't to concerned because I just was glad to not have what my dad has. I really didn't even understand what MS was. I had heard of it but never knew. So the research started. I was shocked at the similar symptoms. I started to think back on my medical history. ... (33 replies)
Ms symptoms?
Sep 6, 2013
... I get twitches and vibrations often. Most of mine are confined to my legs. It feels like a cell phone set to vibrate. I have also been through MS Seizures and when they happened, I was not cognizant of what was happening and would recover severely drained of energy. ... (7 replies)
... time I have symptoms, she will try to get me in for another MRI. My guess is if the MRI shows no change from the last one then is she going to say I don't have MS either? ... (3 replies)
... l drug, specifically a GABA analog. It was originally developed for the treatment of epilepsy. It is also used to treat nerve pain such as that which comes with MS or shingles. If it is not working, get off of it. You may need to be weaned off of it because quitting 'cold turkey' can cause an adverse reaction. ... (10 replies)
... s weren't severe enough for a primary attack of herpes, and I was single at the time. The doc did the tests, came back negative, and she diagnosed stress induced shingles instead. It happened during the time of my final year exams at university, I've never been so run down in my life. ... (8 replies)
... No, MS isnt something you need to worry about. ... (8 replies)
... I don't think I have MS, the increase in pins and needles is unfortunate, but I know there's a possibility I have nerve damage from having shingles last year, so maybe that's the culprit. ... (8 replies)
... or any time. Stress is not your friend. I was reading just last night about the increase in Shingles among younger adults and the doctors feel that this is stress induced. ... (8 replies)
... Oh man, all of that just sounds horrible and I can't imagine getting shingles on top of that. I have never had shingles but people that I do know tell me it's horrible. I do have one friend that has Fibromyalgia, and I may ask her some questions about how her symptoms started. ... (43 replies)
... Hello I had alot of your symptoms and then Shingles broke out..after my test they Ruled Fibromyalgia .. ... (43 replies)
Shingles and MS
Mar 5, 2012
... You will be stretched to find a neurologist who willl prescribe LDN for you. Very few will do so as it is not an FDA approved drug for the treatment of MS in the United States. ... (10 replies)
Shingles and MS
Mar 4, 2012
... Guess I wasn't clear. My pain is from Shingles not from MS. You mention of 100,000 Shingles patients 10,000 had ms. ... (10 replies)
Shingles and MS
Mar 4, 2012
... Hi there. you seem to be alittle confused. The shingles vaccine isnt recommended for anyone under the age of 59. ... (10 replies)
Shingles and MS
Mar 4, 2012
... Since the Chicken pox virus Varicella Zoster remains dormant for decades under the Myelin sheath. I am not too sure that MS doesn't activate it as it chews away the myelin. Pain is from my T10 dermatome. ... (10 replies)
Shingles and MS
Mar 2, 2012
... When MS first strikes, many questions, such as yours, come to mind and you question the causes of MS. ... (10 replies)


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