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Optic Neuritis
May 26, 2006
... In one of the threads about Optic Neuritis, someone mentioned ignoring optic neuritis symptoms. Personally, I had never heard of optic neuritis until I was diagnosed. I blamed my symptoms on being exhausted and having a very bad case of the flu. ... (3 replies)
... said it was definately MS after i told him what my eye and hands had been doing over the yrs for 2 weeks to a couple months at a time and started me on avonex,,, and 5 yrs later and dealing with avonex,, and copaxone and solumedrol i am now on betaseron,,, but all it took for mine was the MRI and bloodwork. ... (19 replies)
... Actually, I sort of understand where you are coming from on this. I have had optical neuritis a couple of times, but I do have MS..... ... (12 replies)

... First, you do not "get MS" in your eyes but you may get visual symptoms or a condition from MS. There are MANY people who never get Optic Neuritis or whose vision is not affected but based on what I've read, I personally feel that statistic is not accurate at all. ... (12 replies)
... ray and CT are used to confirm if the problem is neurogenic and not physical. ON can certainly be a possibility and ON can be a separate problem than MS or it can eventually lead to MS. ... (6 replies)
... Lauren, I also suggest you go to a specialist and get that MRI. It can rule out MS. I have had Optic Neuritis, but, No MS. However, I do have Lupus. It's awful how autoimmune diseases overlap sometimes. ... (4 replies)
... Maybe do some research into diabetes and seizures? ... (6 replies)
Could this be MS?
Jul 17, 2016
... I never really had such anxiety until this year. Starting around January, something felt off and I started waking up with numbness in my head on the right side. ... (13 replies)
... the eye doctor. It was very scary because they seemed kind of freaked out. I was told I had NO diabetic retinopathy but papilopathy, which is inflammation of the optic nerve. He said if I had ms it would be optical neuritis but since I am diabetic I got the other dx for the exact same disease. ... (4 replies)
... This is my first time posting to the board and I am new to this whole thing, but I am at my end with the doctors and they are making me feel like I am the crazy one. ... (11 replies)
MS Symptoms
Dec 29, 2003
... SSB, ESR shows inflammation, and other special antibody tests. ... (9 replies)
Not MS, then what?
Nov 22, 2015
... Steroids resolved your Optic Neuritis but your side has not improved. If this is MS that would be considered remission. ... (19 replies)
Do I have MS?
Jun 3, 2015
... Eye problems can be indicative of optic neuritis or another concern as highlighted by your high BP at the time of your appointment. It really is too early to even think MS. ... (5 replies)
... Since my dx I have had some weird things crop up and a few of the symptoms you mention are familiar to me. Like the muscle twitching. Not in my chest but my thumb and leg. ... (5 replies)
... I had infusions for 4 days once. I did not have these at home..1 in the ER, and then the next 3 were done daily at the infusion center at my hospital. I agree with the previous poster about the metallic taste. ... (40 replies)
... I'm 34 and struggling to understand this new part of my life. I have no diagnosis. Bloodwork says no lupus, lyme or diabetes. ... (8 replies)
Apr 15, 2007
... Interesting thread, especially the quote below. My most tangible symptom is Optic Neuritis in my left eye. I've also had some temporary tingling and numbness intermittently in the last year but that can also be a symptom of other things. The MRI showed 5 lesions and sinus disease. ... (11 replies)
... Hi! Regret that you are experiencing these symptoms without further investigation because they are not typical. I suggest you call your doc and request a referral to a neurologist, unless she is willing to order an MRI. ... (18 replies)
Jan 6, 2004
... cold feelings, feeling of having water on me and I am not wet. ... (7 replies)

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