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Board: Neurology 05-03-2015, 05:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 120
Posted By MSNik
Re: Burning legs arms & consentration

Olifants,
An MRI should be repeated on you because an MRI can change from month to month and its been almost 18 months since you had one.

The symptoms you describe could be from any number of...
Board: Autoimmune Disorders 05-03-2015, 05:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 125
Posted By MSNik
Re: Anyone with normal xray of the joints but abnormal MRI?

Since MRIs show so much more than an Xray can- its not unusual for an MRI to pick up things which an Xray wouldnt...
Most doctors, when they dont see anything on an Xray will automatically order an...
Board: Multiple Sclerosis 05-03-2015, 05:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 190
Posted By MSNik
Re: Odd symptoms

I have also had to train myself to "slow down". Fast movements, quick turns or even getting up quickly can cause me to lose my balance or get dizzy. As long as I take my time and move slower- Im...
Board: Multiple Sclerosis 05-02-2015, 04:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 435
Posted By MSNik
Re: Would like to share list of strange symptoms

Hi there. I agree, this does not sound like Reynauds. I was just dx with Reynauds this winter. And, I have MS. My doctor explained that Reynauds can be primary, or secondary. In my case, its...
Board: Acne 05-02-2015, 07:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 198
Posted By MSNik
Re: Acne Problem

First of all, no acne product works in a few days or even a few weeks.
You stated you have tried so many things in the past 3-4 months? You will need to give whatever you try at least 3 months of...
Board: Headaches & Migraines 05-01-2015, 03:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 194
Posted By MSNik
Re: Brain fog, neck pain, jaw pain, dizziness

Head pressure, neck pain and facial tingling. Have you thought about seeing a dentist? Specifically an oral surgeon? Just a thought, but my husband had TMJ of the jaw, and had very similar...
Board: Multiple Sclerosis 05-01-2015, 03:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 201
Posted By MSNik
Re: Clinical Studies of Guanabenz for Treatment of Multiple Sclerosis

The objective of this study is to find out if Guanabenz can protect myelin and thus reduce the symptoms of MS....because they have not yet found a way to replace damaged myelin, by protecting it from...
Board: Acne 04-30-2015, 04:52 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 188
Posted By MSNik
Re: Is accutane working?

Its working. Stay on it at least six months...youll start seeing the difference. Keep your doctors appts, youre doctor may want to increase the dosage after 3 months when he sees how you are...
Board: Acne 04-30-2015, 04:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 337
Posted By MSNik
Re: Photodynamic Therapy

Hey there. Sorry for the very long delay. My father passed away suddenly and Ive been off the boards for about ten days.

First of all, thats about the right price. I know that my office offered a...
Board: Acne 04-30-2015, 04:45 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 201
Posted By MSNik
Re: Accutane

Its very normal. You need to stay on it at least six months to start seeeing a difference. Good luck!!
Board: Acne 04-30-2015, 04:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 141
Posted By MSNik
Re: What do I do?

That shot you were given contains a steroid, which normally takes the inflammation down. If it didnt work in two shots, its something else and you DO need to see a plastic surgeon to have it removed....
Board: Acne 04-30-2015, 04:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 155
Posted By MSNik
Re: Acne gone after 22 years

Jayman,
Im not sure this is healthy...but I do know that if you eat most of your calories before going to bed, you will start seeing weight gain pretty soon. Dieticians and doctors alike advise...
Board: Acne 04-30-2015, 04:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 158
Posted By MSNik
Re: Saline self injections for acne scars

If you self inject, you are taking the chance that you will scar yourself silly. Please do not think about doing so....its not safe- and unless you have a doctor injecting you, the chances of you...
Board: Acne 04-30-2015, 04:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 196
Posted By MSNik
Re: Sunscreen with tan to cover acne

As far as hiding acne, a BB cream or any other cream, will help make the skin look better, but youll need to use sunscreen on the beach as well.....they do not contain sunscreen...you can use a...
Board: Acne 04-30-2015, 04:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 240
Posted By MSNik
Re: diane 35

Birthcontrol pills can take up to 6 months to really help. Its quite normal that when you change your hormones, that youre skin will break out at first. Stay on the Diane for a few more months, you...
Board: Multiple Sclerosis 04-30-2015, 04:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 143
Posted By MSNik
Re: MS and diet pills/B12 Injections

Hi there. I would not start any weight loss supplements without talking to your doctor. Weight loss supplements work by increasing your metabolism, which in turn may throw your MS into a frenzy......
Board: Multiple Sclerosis 04-30-2015, 04:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 116
Posted By MSNik
Re: Mild Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Thanks for the update. Although Sleep Apnea is probably not related to MS, it is treatable. Youre looking at adding a Cpap machine to your regiment to keep the O2 Sat high- but youll start feeling...
Board: Multiple Sclerosis 04-30-2015, 04:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 150
Posted By MSNik
Re: SPMS and Tecfidera

I agree with that. At one point, Tecfidera was being "touted" as safe to use for progressive types of MS. Now, although its safe, its not being shown to have an efficacy at all.
I would ask your...
Board: Multiple Sclerosis 04-30-2015, 04:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 167
Posted By MSNik
Re: Ms Issue

Tons of thoughts on MS and dating...but youll have to be more clear. Are you asking if you should disclose that you have MS on a date? Id say no...unless you are very serious, there is no need to...
Board: Multiple Sclerosis 04-30-2015, 04:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 237
Posted By MSNik
Re: Ms help!!!!!

Hi there. You are already taking a symptom drug- Gabapentin. Which is also known as Neurontin. Your taking the generic version.

MS drugs, are called DMDs or DMTs. Disease Modifying Drugs or...
Board: Multiple Sclerosis 04-30-2015, 04:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 182
Posted By MSNik
Re: please Help 26 yro female ms symptoms i need help

Hi there. What you are describing are not MS symptoms, lay that fear aside...
When you look up symptoms, you will always get the most searched diseases- and MS is the most searched...this is NOT the...
Board: Multiple Sclerosis 04-30-2015, 04:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 159
Posted By MSNik
Re: Massage therapist noticed?

Gully,.
My best guess would be that the therapist noticed actual spasms in your leg....thus she called in vibrating, since it was probably small movements.

I have had my hand do this. Its woken...
Board: Multiple Sclerosis 04-27-2015, 03:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 285
Posted By MSNik
Re: Changing meds

Hi there. Although I am currently no longer on any of the oral drugs, I had been on all two of them. Gilenya I couldnt take because of an allergy to one of the ingrediants. Tecfidera worked just fine...
Board: Multiple Sclerosis 04-22-2015, 07:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 238
Posted By MSNik
Re: To stop Avonex or not...

Gillila,
Just my two cents, but I had to stop Rebif years ago because of building up antibodies to Interferon. I went a full year without a single symptom, but when I had my next MRI, I had...
Board: Dental Health 04-16-2015, 02:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 399
Posted By MSNik
Re: Teeth Not Straight Across?

I just went through invisalign treatment. My orthodontist filed down my inscissors just a bit to get rid of that pointed jagged look now that my teeth are straight. IT was painless, only took a...
Board: Acne 04-16-2015, 02:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 223
Posted By MSNik
Re: Currently on Spiro but need to get off Yasmin and freaking out :(

Hon,
Dont cry. I had severe acne. I was under the care of a dermatologist for years and put on B/C pills to help my acne. I was scared to come off too. BUT it was no big deal.
Since Ive come off,...
Board: Skin Problems 04-16-2015, 02:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 263
Posted By MSNik
Re: Flaky Dry Skin On Head Where EyeGlasses Touch

Sounds like you are having a reaction to the glasses if it only happens where they touch your skin. Are they metal or plastic?
Unfortuantely, without seeing a dermatologist, you arent going to be...
Board: Women's Health 04-16-2015, 02:46 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 333
Posted By MSNik
Re: Reoccuring vaginal pain

Hi Pepper,
Both of these diseases are transferable to your partner. If you are having sex while you are being treated, or have had sex before having treated- your partner probably needs to be...
Board: Rosacea 04-16-2015, 02:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,743
Posted By MSNik
Re: need a day time moisturizer

There is a great line out called Paulas Choice. They make an entire skin care line for Rosacea. Ive been using it and really like it. My daughter is also using it, and loves it!
Board: Back Problems 04-16-2015, 02:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 343
Posted By MSNik
Re: Low-mid back pain - suggested exercises?

Two things come to mind....lots of stretching, not only before you play- but at night before bed and in the morning, before leaving the house...static stretches, the kind that you can find on any...
Board: Acne 04-15-2015, 04:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 223
Posted By MSNik
Re: Currently on Spiro but need to get off Yasmin and freaking out :(

Youll be fine. Not everyone breaks out coming off B/C pills. I didnt..
the extra protection which Spiro gives you will counteract anything that might happen. Youll be fine!
Board: Multiple Sclerosis 04-15-2015, 04:11 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,121
Posted By MSNik
Re: Symptoms

Seamonkey,
I have over 100 lesions. I also have what is called "black holes" this is where the brain tissue no longer supports the lesions (there are too many) and I literally have a black hole in...
Board: Allergies 04-14-2015, 04:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 216
Posted By MSNik
Re: Was this Anaphalaxis?

No it was not anaphalaxis. When anaphalaxis happens, you cannot breathe. It sounds like you either had a bad reaction to something you ate, or you could possibly be lactose (from the cheese)...
Board: Dental Health 04-14-2015, 04:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 460
Posted By MSNik
Re: Foul Odor in mouth after kissing

Thrush, which is very contagious, can also cause bad breath and kissing is a good way to get it. Thursh is basically yeast in the mouth. Only an anti viral mouthwash, which is prescribed by a doctor...
Board: Multiple Sclerosis 04-14-2015, 04:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 273
Posted By MSNik
Re: Lesions

Its very possible based on the fact that it can take years for MS symptoms to show up....therefore, you may very well have had the disease for a very long time without knowing it. Many of us are...
Board: Multiple Sclerosis 04-14-2015, 04:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 316
Posted By MSNik
Re: Headaches

I think a good rule of thumb is that if the headache responds to OTC pain medicine, chances are, its not MS related. This isnt a guarantee, but it seems to be the way things go...

Also, not all...
Board: Beauty & Cosmetics 04-14-2015, 03:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 344
Posted By MSNik
Re: First Tattoo

There is zero chance of hitting a bone. Tattoos do not go that deep....if you decide to do the tattoo on your hip- your safe. Just remember that when they are doing the area where you are "bony" it...
Board: Multiple Sclerosis 04-14-2015, 03:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 339
Posted By MSNik
Re: I need help I think I may have MS..

Hello Frenchmonique.
Absolutely nothing you wrote here is an MS symptom! Thats the good news! But, what is going on with you is not normal either.
Thyroid problems can present exactly like you...
Board: Multiple Sclerosis 04-14-2015, 03:31 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,121
Posted By MSNik
Re: Symptoms

Seamonkey.
Do you happen to have the report and know exactly what the MRI says? All MRIs show "some white spots". Its the size, shape and placement of those white spots which can indicate if this is...
Board: Beauty & Cosmetics 04-13-2015, 02:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 344
Posted By MSNik
Re: First Tattoo

Hi. Im also the same height and weight. Ive gotten 4 tattoos done. To be honest, I dont think they hurt. But, the one which was the most uncomfortable was on my foot. They say it hurts worse where...
Board: Acne 04-13-2015, 02:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 337
Posted By MSNik
Re: Photodynamic Therapy

HI and sorry for the delayed response. Yes, I use Tazorac or EpiDuo- now, to prevent new ones....yes, it did help with smaller breakouts! Considerably! The red marks will fade. Ill be honest, I had...
Board: Multiple Sclerosis 04-13-2015, 01:56 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,121
Posted By MSNik
Re: Symptoms

Hi. I think you answered your own question here. The NP told you that you seem to have a pinched nerve and that you arent presenting with any other neurological symptoms...
To me, it sounds like...
Board: Multiple Sclerosis 04-13-2015, 01:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 405
Posted By MSNik
Re: Suspected Ms

Hi there. I have to agree with Jayhawk. Although you have a MRI scheduled - it may or may not give you answers. You really need to see a MS specialist. Unfortunately, not just any Neuro is qualified...
Board: Multiple Sclerosis 04-13-2015, 12:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 316
Posted By MSNik
Re: Newly Diagnosed and Deciding on DMT

Hi there. Having been on 7 or 8 different DMDs, I have to tell you its a very personal decision.
One thing you need to know up front is if one of them doesnt work out for you, you can always switch...
Board: Multiple Sclerosis 04-13-2015, 12:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 242
Posted By MSNik
Re: intermittent ophthalmoplegia

Indierock.
Congratulations on making it past the MS tests...and in finding a doctor who is giving you sound suggestions, pointing you the right direction.
I hope you will get the answers you seek...
Board: Acne 04-11-2015, 06:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 255
Posted By MSNik
Re: Need a prescription for Spironolactone

Almost every dermatologist in the States will prescribe Spiro or an equalivent. Have you found anyone yet? Acne drugs are some of the most prescribed drugs in the US..it shouldnt be hard to get your...
Board: Acne 04-11-2015, 06:09 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 230
Posted By MSNik
Re: Skin Culture 4000 Peel, day 7 and I'm peeling? Do I still use normalizer cream?

As long as you are using a light oil free mosituizer, you should be fine...but it sounds like the peel you are using may be too strong for you. Have you gotten through to the help line? what did they...
Board: Acne 04-11-2015, 06:07 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 226
Posted By MSNik
Re: Could my recent spur in Acne be Antidepressant related?

Its very possibly related to the drugs you are taking....however, stay on the drug. Your body will get used to this eventually and stop breaking out. You cant allow acne to interfere in a drug which...
Board: Acne 04-11-2015, 06:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 337
Posted By MSNik
Re: Photodynamic Therapy

Hi there. YES. YES. YES. do it.
I had this done. Its also called IPL lasering. It was expensive. I did 6 rounds, 4 weeks apart , five years ago. It helped more than anything I have ever done!

The...
Board: Acne 04-11-2015, 06:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 389
Posted By MSNik
Re: Cystic Acne... At my wits end!

Hi there. I too, suffered cystic acne for years. I had done two rounds of accutane, and both times my acne cleared up, only to return when I went off the acutane. I now have neurological disease..
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