Re: Is tingling in various areas enough to think its MS??
Hi there, although every answer posted is right in this case, I wanted to let you know that my MS started with only tingling/burning in ONE hand...I actually woke up one morning thinking I slept on it wrong....3 days later, it was driving me nuts, I figured I should see a doctor. He told me Carpal Tunnel...3 days after that, when I couldnt stand the pain, my husband drove me to the ER...it was there, they did a CT scan, looking for a pinched nerve- that the radiologist referred me to a Neurologist, who ordered an MRI and the rest is history..
No, they cant "test" for MS..however, my very irregular CT and MRI led them to do a spinal tap (which also was irregular with Obands) and then nerve tests, eye tests, etc...10 months later....my hand is still killing me!! BUt, I have been on REbif and have been definately dx with MS and in the past 5 months have not had any more real problems..a few, but nothing compared to the first 4 months!
Good luck..and keep us posted.