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I am a 20 year old female, 21 in a week, i am somewhat active and eat healthy. I have all my symptoms written down chronologically. ill list them in description for you.

For about a year and a half Ive been having muscle spasms in my calves at night. I dont sleep very well and i toss and turn all night. i get these spasms when i stretch my legs. At first it was a spasm in one leg about once a month, then the other a month later and so on for just over a year. In the past few months ive noticed its gotten progressively worse.. some nights it'd be both legs, or several times a night about once a week.. Now for approx. the past 6 weeks its been every single night! not only in my calves anymore. In my thighs, sometimes my whole leg, and around my ankles. it lasts maybe 30 secs to a min and its excruciating. i do my best to breathe and relax my leg to help it subside faster but no matter what it still spasms.

I was in a roll over 2 years ago in dec 2010 with minor cuts and bruises and a minor concussion. About 4 months after that, march 2011, i told my doctor i had some balance issues. when i walk down stairs i feel as if im going to fall, he said that was unrelated and he went no further. I still have these issues walking down stairs and have to go slow. ive noticed since about march of this year, 2012, i could just be standing straight up and i lose my balance. all of a sudden in falling over like i tripped, or sometimes a sway to the side and have to catch myself. This has been happening several times a day on a daily basis.

Another symptom ive been having in recent months is frequent urination. Some days im going to the washroom 12 times a day and its not even for a full bladder. sometimes its just a "tinkle" even tho i feel like i really have to go. The worst is when im at work and running to the bathroom every hr, sometimes twice an hr. Or at night when im sleeping. every night i wake up to go the bathroom. As well ive had really bad stomach pain and alot of inconsistency with my bowel movements. I woke up in the middle of the night twice now with a sharp stabbing pain in my stomach area that felt like it wrapped around to my back and i had really bad diarrhea. this pain was like no other stomach pain ive ever had before, and ive been having stomach aches almost on a daily basis for several years now.

The spasms and frequent urination are probably a huge reason why im so tired all the time. I wake up what feels like every hr to turn over, stretch, go pee.. Im often so fatigued that i have to nap when i get home from work.

Other symptoms include my arms and hands being numb when i wake up in the morning. Tingling and numbness in my feet and toes, and my hands shake once in a while. Sometimes i could be holding something and i just drop it, like my hand or wrist gives way.

And the final symptom i feel is sharp pains the go all over my body almost all day long. almost like a tiny muscle spasm. Right now i feel the sharp stabs in my stomach, the right side of my neck, my upper right arm, the top of my head on the right... a while ago i thought these little stabs might have been a blood clot, but i was checked for blood clots and it was ruled out.. its the same feeling everywhere, it feels like a travelling pain, thats why i thought of a blood clot.

I have not been to see my doctor yet. i dont want him thinking maybe im crazy. But every time i type in my symptoms, MS is a common factor. If you have been diagnosed with MS please let me know if this sounds similar to you or if this could be something else.

( For the muscle spasms ive tried stretching daily and before i go to bed, ive increased my potassium, magnesium and calcium intake, and i drink about 2.5 litres of a water a day)
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I am a 20 year old female, 21 in a week, i am somewhat active and eat healthy. I have all my symptoms written down chronologically. ill list them in description for you.

For about a year and a half Ive been having muscle spasms in my calves at night. I dont sleep very well and i toss and turn all night. i get these spasms when i stretch my legs. At first it was a spasm in one leg about once a month, then the other a month later and so on for just over a year. In the past few months ive noticed its gotten progressively worse.. some nights it'd be both legs, or several times a night about once a week.. Now for approx. the past 6 weeks its been every single night! not only in my calves anymore. In my thighs, sometimes my whole leg, and around my ankles. it lasts maybe 30 secs to a min and its excruciating. i do my best to breathe and relax my leg to help it subside faster but no matter what it still spasms.

I was in a roll over 2 years ago in dec 2010 with minor cuts and bruises and a minor concussion. About 4 months after that, march 2011, i told my doctor i had some balance issues. when i walk down stairs i feel as if im going to fall, he said that was unrelated and he went no further. I still have these issues walking down stairs and have to go slow. ive noticed since about march of this year, 2012, i could just be standing straight up and i lose my balance. all of a sudden in falling over like i tripped, or sometimes a sway to the side and have to catch myself. This has been happening several times a day on a daily basis.

Another symptom ive been having in recent months is frequent urination. Some days im going to the washroom 12 times a day and its not even for a full bladder. sometimes its just a "tinkle" even tho i feel like i really have to go. The worst is when im at work and running to the bathroom every hr, sometimes twice an hr. Or at night when im sleeping. every night i wake up to go the bathroom. As well ive had really bad stomach pain and alot of inconsistency with my bowel movements. I woke up in the middle of the night twice now with a sharp stabbing pain in my stomach area that felt like it wrapped around to my back and i had really bad diarrhea. this pain was like no other stomach pain ive ever had before, and ive been having stomach aches almost on a daily basis for several years now.

The spasms and frequent urination are probably a huge reason why im so tired all the time. I wake up what feels like every hr to turn over, stretch, go pee.. Im often so fatigued that i have to nap when i get home from work.

Other symptoms include my arms and hands being numb when i wake up in the morning. Tingling and numbness in my feet and toes, and my hands shake once in a while. Sometimes i could be holding something and i just drop it, like my hand or wrist gives way.

And the final symptom i feel is sharp pains the go all over my body almost all day long. almost like a tiny muscle spasm. Right now i feel the sharp stabs in my stomach, the right side of my neck, my upper right arm, the top of my head on the right... a while ago i thought these little stabs might have been a blood clot, but i was checked for blood clots and it was ruled out.. its the same feeling everywhere, it feels like a travelling pain, thats why i thought of a blood clot.

I have not been to see my doctor yet. i dont want him thinking maybe im crazy. But every time i type in my symptoms, MS is a common factor. If you have been diagnosed with MS please let me know if this sounds similar to you or if this could be something else.

( For the muscle spasms ive tried stretching daily and before i go to bed, ive increased my potassium, magnesium and calcium intake, and i drink about 2.5 litres of a water a day)[/QUOTE]

You do need to see at least a primary care doctor to rule out basic vitamin deficiencies.

A couple of questions:

1. Is the tingling/numbness in both extremities at the same time?
2. How long does it last?
3. Is it brought on by anything, and can you make it happen?
4. Did you have an MRI after your accident?
5. Do you have periods with no symptoms at all?
6. Did the muscle spasms in you legs start right after the accident?





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