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Board: Multiple Sclerosis 10-16-2012, 02:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,467
Posted By fromptok
Re: Strange eye movements

My eyes not only feel like they're wiggling but also swirling and crossing...this has been going on for over three months now. It usually hits me every few months and lasts a couple weeks but this...
Board: Multiple Sclerosis 10-14-2012, 01:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,049
Posted By fromptok
Re: Doctor says No MS... but

I am dealing with the same problem! My symptoms started 7 yrs ago and then in '06 was dx with fibro. My dr then thought MS, had MRI and it showed nothing. Last fall, my new dr thought MS again,...
Board: Multiple Sclerosis 10-12-2012, 02:23 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,908
Posted By fromptok
Re: pain with MS

I hope you are able to find some pain relief! Yes, I've had tons of blood work to rule everything else out, xrays, emg, eeg, mra, spinal tap and everything came back good. But I've had 3 MRI's, one...
Board: Multiple Sclerosis 10-12-2012, 02:14 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,908
Posted By fromptok
Re: pain with MS

I haven't taken naproxen in yrs...since '06 when put on neurontin and celebrex ( I have fibromyalgia). So, the only thing I can guess as to why he'd want to put me on lyrica is to maybe see if it...
Board: Multiple Sclerosis 10-12-2012, 02:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,467
Posted By fromptok
Re: Strange eye movements

Thank you so much! I just don't understand...I've had a feelings that both of these neuros are treating me this way because I don't have insurance! But, what's it to them...they're still getting...
Board: Multiple Sclerosis 10-12-2012, 02:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,467
Posted By fromptok
Re: Strange eye movements

I am on a charity program for testing here in my hometown but, I had to go out of town for this new neuro. I talked to the nurse yesterday to see if I could get these tests done here instead of...
Board: Multiple Sclerosis 10-12-2012, 02:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,467
Posted By fromptok
Re: Strange eye movements

Same thing here spharden...it can happen whether I'm doing anything or not. I've also tried writing them down but my list was getting too long...happening every minute or so and no triggers that I...
Board: Multiple Sclerosis 10-12-2012, 02:39 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,908
Posted By fromptok
Re: pain with MS

No I have not Vegasgirl. I do have a lot of pain in my legs, feet and hips also...and weakness. But, it's also in my arms and hands too. I am always in pain somewhere. And Jayhawk, otc meds don't...
Board: Multiple Sclerosis 10-11-2012, 02:56 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,908
Posted By fromptok
Re: pain with MS

I'm not sure if he is or not, I'll have to check with the NatMSSociety and find out. I'm lost and need answers. I do agree with you on the pain!
Board: Multiple Sclerosis 10-11-2012, 02:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,467
Posted By fromptok
Re: Strange eye movements

Why would he not do the whole spine? I know...I am at such a loss...this makes the 2nd neuro this year that I've went to that I have to pay out of pocket due to no insurance. Why are they not...
Board: Multiple Sclerosis 10-11-2012, 02:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 426
Posted By fromptok
Re: Smoking and MS

Me too! First he started out trying to say it was due to my headaches...just like the last neuro..and I told him that I do not get enough headaches to even talk about so then he said well it could...
Board: Multiple Sclerosis 10-11-2012, 02:32 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,908
Posted By fromptok
Re: pain with MS

The new neuro I went to last week told me...MS does not cause pain, so what you're experiences with that is something else...why do some neuros say this? I've heard other people say that that's what...
Board: Multiple Sclerosis 10-11-2012, 02:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,496
Posted By fromptok
Re: Bee sting sensation

I experienced this for the first time the other night! Was standing cooking dinner and all of a sudden it felt like something stung the top of my ankle and it felt like it was stinging from the top...
Board: Multiple Sclerosis 10-11-2012, 02:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 426
Posted By fromptok
Smoking and MS

Here goes...my neuro said that if further testing doesn't show MS...the ovoid plaques found on 2 MRI's in/on left and right frontal lobes, could be due to smoking. Has anyone ever been told this by...
Board: Multiple Sclerosis 10-11-2012, 02:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,467
Posted By fromptok
Re: Strange eye movements

My symptoms first started with this eye thing back in June '05. It has happened off and on from that time. This most recent spell with it has lasted over 3 months now though. It use to happen...
Board: Multiple Sclerosis 10-11-2012, 01:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,467
Posted By fromptok
Re: Strange eye movements

I'm not really sure what kind of reflex testing it was...he checked reflexes all over my body, even my ankles and feet and he said whatever it was he didn't like in my legs was classic for...
Board: Multiple Sclerosis 10-11-2012, 03:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,467
Posted By fromptok
Strange eye movements

Just wondering if anyone else has experienced your eyes feeling like they are wiggling and crossing causing dizziness and actually losing focus? My new neuro said he's not ruling out MS at this...
Board: Spinal Cord Disorders 09-30-2012, 02:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 971
Posted By fromptok
Re: Neck Pain

Has anyone ever mentioned torticollis to you? I went to dr in '06 with these same symptoms...and was dx with torticollis. Mine is not a constant, nagging pain all the time, it just shows up every...
Board: Alzheimer's Disease & Dementia 09-19-2012, 02:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 913
Posted By fromptok
Re: ovoid plaques

First of all, I have no insurance so I told my dr this and explained to her about this program I'm on to get help with my meds cuz neuro started asking me...well how are you going to pay for your...
Board: Alzheimer's Disease & Dementia 09-19-2012, 10:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 913
Posted By fromptok
Re: ovoid plaques

Thank you for the response luau. They started out kinda like a flutter feeling and just a little dizzy feeling and usually lasted for a week or two when they first began and would come back every 4...
Board: Alzheimer's Disease & Dementia 09-19-2012, 01:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 913
Posted By fromptok
Re: ovoid plaques

My neuro will not even discuss the MRI of my brain...once I mentioned I had fibromyalgia, that was it! She had a spinal tap done which didn't show up anything so she said, "I think that everything...
Board: Alzheimer's Disease & Dementia 09-18-2012, 05:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 913
Posted By fromptok
Re: ovoid plaques

My grandmother passed away a few years ago from severe alzheimers...is it hereditary? I'm just afraid my neuro is not taking my finding serious enough.
Board: Alzheimer's Disease & Dementia 09-18-2012, 05:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 913
Posted By fromptok
ovoid plaques

Has anyone been dx w/ alz or dem due to findings of ovoid plaques in/on left and right frontal lobes and minimal demyelination!
Board: Brain & Nervous System Disorders 09-18-2012, 05:41 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 782
Posted By fromptok
Unhappy "Dizzy" spells?

My "dizziness" as I'll call it, started in June '05 while on a road trip. The only way I can explain them is as follows...I can always tell when it is going to start because my eyes feel funny and...
Board: Fibromyalgia 09-07-2012, 04:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 926
Posted By fromptok
Re: Bruises

Yes, I also get bruises on legs and arms for no reason. Also, someone can barely hit me and I'll end up with a bruise. My daughter, when she was young, use to pinch me all the time and I'd end up...
Board: Fibromyalgia 09-07-2012, 03:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,599
Posted By fromptok
Re: Dizziness or fainting feeling...

No you're not alone! I've had these unexplained "dizzy" spells since June '05 before I started taking any type of meds. I've had testing done and no one can seem to figure out what is wrong with...
Board: Multiple Sclerosis 09-05-2012, 02:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,046
Posted By fromptok
Re: ovoid plaques

Well, this panic/anxiety didn't start until I developed all my other symptoms...it's like they all hit me one right after another within a 3 month period, that being the last to set in after every...
Board: Multiple Sclerosis 09-05-2012, 12:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,046
Posted By fromptok
Re: ovoid plaques

Thank you, I will do that. The radiologist did not know I had diabetes. And my dr sent me to see the neuro because of this, requesting a spinal tap. This neuro did not even look at the MRI report...
Board: Multiple Sclerosis 09-05-2012, 12:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,046
Posted By fromptok
Re: ovoid plaques

My dr said I have panic/anxieties, due to some childhood issues I told her about and I also went to a pschologist and she did too, also borderline PTSD and something else(?) so now I am on Cymbalta...
Board: Multiple Sclerosis 09-05-2012, 06:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,046
Posted By fromptok
Re: ovoid plaques

No, my reg dr ordered this due to all my symptoms, once again, thinking it may be MS. And both MRI's were read by the hospital's interpreting physician. My first symptoms was the dizziness which...
Board: Multiple Sclerosis 09-05-2012, 05:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,046
Posted By fromptok
Re: ovoid plaques

It says no acute findings and minimal demyelination process as above. No abnormal enhancement. Correlate with clinical findings.
Board: Multiple Sclerosis 09-05-2012, 05:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,046
Posted By fromptok
Re: ovoid plaques

My dr back in '05, thought MS due to all my symptoms so she ordered MRI and it showed up nothing then and now 7 yrs later, showing these ovoid plaques.
Board: Multiple Sclerosis 09-05-2012, 05:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,046
Posted By fromptok
ovoid plaques

MRI showed ovoid plaques in/on left and right frontal lobes. MRA was good. Bloodwork good. EEG good. Spinal tap showed nothing. My neuro said she thinks ALL my "symtoms" are due to my...
Board: Bell's Palsy 05-02-2005, 02:24 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 179,790
Posted By fromptok
Re: dizziness, numbing, tingling, and pressure right side of face

Hi all. Alot of symptoms on this board sound alot like my husband's. He has suffered from dizziness for years now. But, the past week has really got me concerned for him. It's never went this...
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