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Board: Relationship Health 07-22-2016, 06:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 246
Posted By MSNik
Re: Should I pay for estranged father's funeral?

I had a situation a year ago which was similar although not quite as bad as you describe. I had basically no relationship with my dad for 15 years....in the last 3 years preceding his death, we had...
Board: Exercise & Fitness 07-22-2016, 06:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 247
Posted By MSNik
Re: Belly fat

Add some sit ups to your exercise! Sit ups help you flatten out that belly better than just burning calories. You want to tighten up the muscles under there!
Keep on eating right and burning...
Board: Acne 07-22-2016, 06:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 559
Posted By MSNik
Re: 2 bumps

Sorry to hear you were delayed....Chin up! If they thought it was anything suspicious, they wouldnt put this off! I hope you schedule it sooner than later and that everything goes well!
MSnik
Board: Acne 07-21-2016, 04:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 559
Posted By MSNik
Re: 2 bumps

Good luck Mitja. Did they say if they were putting you under anesthesia for this? Usually with something like this, they dont- they just numb the area, but I dont know how deep it is, so I would...
Board: Hysterectomy 07-21-2016, 03:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 145
Posted By MSNik
Re: Recovery from Tubal Ligation and Endometrial Ablation

Hi. I had both done at the same time many years ago and I remember that it took about 5-6 days to start feeling "normal" again where everything was working properly! You do want to walk as much as...
Board: Caregivers 07-20-2016, 02:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 162
Posted By MSNik
Re: Ms spouse and confusion

I am sorry you are going through this. MS can be really scary to some people; however, most of us get used to the idea , get educated on our disease and eventually become productive again. (Almost...
Board: Multiple Sclerosis 07-20-2016, 02:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 134
Posted By MSNik
Re: Pregnancy and MS

Canada1979,
Here is wishing you luck with your conception!! You are one of the lucky ones if Gilenya kept you from having symptoms all these years. I have been on 7 different DMDs, icluding Gilenya...
Board: Menopause 07-16-2016, 12:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 221
Posted By MSNik
Re: Getting Overheated and excessive sweating

INteresting question. I was going through this when I was in my early 30s and thought it was crazy! I would get out of a hot shower and start to blow dry hair and be soaking wet within minutes...and...
Board: Eye & Vision 07-16-2016, 12:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 178
Posted By MSNik
Re: Med or no med and stomach question

This is just my opinion and not medical fact, but I truly believe that eating healthy, no matter what diet you follow is going to help keep you healthy

The Swank diet was started by Dr Swank 30...
Board: Multiple Sclerosis 07-16-2016, 11:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 216
Posted By MSNik
Re: Supplements for MS

Fancy, when I was first dx, I took about 20 pills a day! Everyone told me that something would help. I took D3, which is important- Fish oils (really good Omega mixs), Vitamin C, zinc, tumeric for...
Board: Multiple Sclerosis 07-16-2016, 11:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 135
Posted By MSNik
Re: ms and epilepsy??

I would want to rule out anxiety first. Anxiety can manifest in very real symptoms and with twin todlers, it would not be unexpected! Working out and getting the symptoms you describe can be from...
Board: Multiple Sclerosis 07-15-2016, 06:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 316
Posted By MSNik
Re: Next steps after husband was told he likely has MS

Twohands,
You said something I want to comment on. "Apparently there are a number of lesions on my husband's brain stem, and the neurologist was very surprised he doesn't have major symptoms...
Board: Multiple Sclerosis 07-15-2016, 06:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 595
Posted By MSNik
Re: Does all lesions in the brain means MS?

Pida, your exam was pretty standard and I doubt you would have much different of an experience with another neuro; however, a second opinion is always a good thing. You should always take your films...
Board: Multiple Sclerosis 07-13-2016, 02:51 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 565
Posted By MSNik
Re: It's been a long time........

Hi Wifenmommy,
Welcome to our club. I am sorry you went through all that you did, but thank you for sharing your story. I am sure it will help others.

I was on Copaxone for a very short time- I...
Board: Sexual Health - Teens 07-12-2016, 03:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 198
Posted By MSNik
Re: Am I pregnant help?!

No you are not pregnant. You did not have penetration; therefore there is no chance.
Board: Multiple Sclerosis 07-12-2016, 01:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 316
Posted By MSNik
Re: Next steps after husband was told he likely has MS

Hi. Sorry to hear about this, you must be out of your mind with fear. But dont be, nothing is concrete as of yet and even if he is determined to have MS, its not the end of the world...

It is very...
Board: Women's Health 07-12-2016, 04:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 224
Posted By MSNik
Re: First Pap Smear, need advice!

You do not have to be sexually active to have a Pap... a pap is a scraping of the cervix, looking for abnormalities. It is uncomfortable for a split second, but it doesnt hurt.

Having an orgasm...
Board: Relationship Health 07-12-2016, 04:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 191
Posted By MSNik
Re: Boyfriend has a secret child

How could he keep this secret from you? Is he not helping out financially with this child? If he is, you should know about it if you are sharing bills....if he isnt, what kind of man doesnt step up...
Board: Multiple Sclerosis 07-12-2016, 04:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 595
Posted By MSNik
Re: Does all lesions in the brain means MS?

Pida. Try to breathe through all this. You are very anxious which is understandable, but there is no need to make things worse or make yourself sick over it.

MS, even if you have it, is a chronic...
Board: Sexual Health - Women 07-10-2016, 05:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 267
Posted By MSNik
Re: Sexual shame and regret

Hi there. Yes, you have made some mistakes, but none of us are here to judge. What you tell people is your business, and you can say whatever you want to. Deep down though, you have to own this....
Board: Relationship Health 07-10-2016, 04:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 206
Posted By MSNik
Re: BF stays with friends overnight all the time

I wouldnt be okay with it. I would change the locks while he was out. In my opinion, this is total disrespect to you. Do you even trust him? When under the influence of whatever- do you think he is...
Board: Multiple Sclerosis 07-10-2016, 04:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 595
Posted By MSNik
Re: Does all lesions in the brain means MS?

Lesions in the brain do not always mean MS. Lesions can come from migrane headaches, prior head trauma and even infections. The size, shape and placement of the lesions is what tells the neurologist...
Board: Nail Problems 07-10-2016, 05:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 209
Posted By MSNik
Re: Not itchy, just incredibly sore

Did you have acrylic or gel tips put on your nails? Many people are allergic to either the gel or the glue which is used..the most common reaction to either of these products is swelling around the...
Board: Neurology 07-09-2016, 09:42 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 204
Posted By MSNik
Re: Please Help!!

I am sorry you are going through this. I am sure you are scared and frustrated. Yes, it does sound neurological. I live with Multiple Sclerosis and although a few symptoms seem familiar, falling...
Board: Acne 07-09-2016, 09:38 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 243
Posted By MSNik
Re: This Has Gotten out of Hand

Not knowing what she prescribed for you, its hard to know what these black bumps are. Tetrinoin is for acne, so I assume this is some sort of acne problem and that you were prescribed a low dose...
Board: Anxiety 07-07-2016, 05:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 241
Posted By MSNik
Re: xanax withdrawal fears

.025 is a very small dosage, I dont think you will notice anything. Doctors know to taper this down without going cold turkey and as long as you follow his orders, you should be fine.
Board: Multiple Sclerosis 07-07-2016, 05:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 360
Posted By MSNik
Re: MS diagnosis.. three years later

Libbyxyz,
Can I ask how old you are? Crazy as this might sound, hormonal changes in our bodies (and other more psychological triggers) can cause us women to have temporary breakdowns. I say this...
Board: Multiple Sclerosis 07-07-2016, 05:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 319
Posted By MSNik
Re: Inappropriate Neuro Exam?

I would say that yes, this was highly inappropriate. I have been seeing two different neurologists (one a MS specialist) for 12+ years and no one has ever asked me to undress or touch me above the...
Board: Acid Reflux / GERD 07-05-2016, 08:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 307
Posted By MSNik
Re: Barrettes Esophagus?

Have you talkd to your doctor about treatment such as HALO? My father was treated with the Halo laser and his Barretts has been under control ever since.,.it basically removes all the damaged tissue;...
Board: Multiple Sclerosis 07-04-2016, 02:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 239
Posted By MSNik
Re: To Tysabri or not Tysabri....

HI there. Tysabri was not my first line of defense, but after failing with several other DMDs (Copaxone, Rebif and Gilenya) my MS specialist also suggested Tysabri.
Just so you know, JC Virus...
Board: Skin Problems 07-04-2016, 08:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 214
Posted By MSNik
Re: Aquaphor : Can it cause a rash?

Cortisone can help with itching and it may help with the rash; but if the rash is an allergic reaction to the bandaids it should go away on it's own pretty quick. I would talk to your doctor if you...
Board: Dental Health 07-04-2016, 08:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 247
Posted By MSNik
Re: Mouthwash allergy?

The alcohol in most mouthwash can be very aggravating to some people. Try finding a non alcohol mouthwash and seeing if it helps...Listerine and all the big companies make them and you can find them...
Board: Women's Health 07-04-2016, 08:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 286
Posted By MSNik
Re: Perimenopause, stomach pain, anxiety ... help?

HI EagleRiverDee,
About 2 years ago I was having stomache issues as well. I would have insane pain off and on and it was affecting everything- including my bathroom habits. One week I was backed up...
Board: Skin Problems 07-03-2016, 10:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 214
Posted By MSNik
Re: Aquaphor : Can it cause a rash?

Aquaphor almost never causes an allergic reaction, but bandaids certainly can. Even if you have used them for years, you can suddenly develop an allergy to latex and to the adhesive in the bandaids....
Board: Women's Health 07-03-2016, 10:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 230
Posted By MSNik
Re: Change in Breasts

Your breasts can absolutely change and get swollen and more sensitive around and just before your period...this is probably very normal for you and its just the first time you have noticed it. If...
Board: Menopause 07-03-2016, 10:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 260
Posted By MSNik
Re: Menopause in Mid-Forties- anyone else?

I started with hot flashes and feeling crazy in my mid to late 40s and 4 years later am still experiencing the hot flashes and the mood swings...I have not had a period in many years due to having an...
Board: Women's Health 07-03-2016, 10:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 201
Posted By MSNik
Re: 1st Period in a year.

At your age, not having a period for a year is not normal unless you are an athlete who is heavy training; this is one thing which can stop your cycles. Did you see a gyn or a regular doctor and how...
Board: Multiple Sclerosis 07-03-2016, 10:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 404
Posted By MSNik
Re: Head/neck pain

Hi there and sorry to hear you were diagnosed, but welcome to our club!

Your friend is right that Prendisone can take a few days to really kick in; however, a week should be showing some relief,...
Board: Skin Problems 07-02-2016, 06:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 170
Posted By MSNik
Re: Dry skin patches, how to get rid of?

I would consult with another dermatologist. This could be fungal or it could be psoriasis; both are different treatments than you received. Because they are popping up randomly all over your body, it...
Board: Acne 07-01-2016, 04:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 277
Posted By MSNik
Re: Itchy acne

This does not sound like acne at all; it could be psoriasis...you really need to see a doctor; if you cant see a specialist, can you see your general doctor? They might be able to help....also a...
Board: Acne 07-01-2016, 04:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 320
Posted By MSNik
Re: pimple of white head and a small bump

Is this the same pimple you wrote about? You now had it come to a head and popped it? First of all, every time you pop a pimple, especially by squeezing it, you are forcing bacteria (Thats what puss...
Board: Dental Health 07-01-2016, 04:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 223
Posted By MSNik
Re: Will teeth shift if I don't wear retainer one day?

My orthodontist told me to take a nail file to my retainers to smooth down the edges which were cutting into my mouth. It helped somewhat...you could try that. If you can find a glass emery board,...
Board: Depression 07-01-2016, 04:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 306
Posted By MSNik
Re: I keep failing and failing. I'm sad and jealous of others' successes.

Have you considered getting yourself some tutoring? Even just for a few weeks or a semester? Sometimes, tutoring can give you an edge and help you to feel better about your successes. You are smart...
Board: Anxiety 07-01-2016, 04:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 191
Posted By MSNik
Re: Anxiety

Unless you have been actually sick; with fevers or chills or infection, than yes, it is more than likely all in your head. Anxiety is a very real disease; and left untreated, it can manifest into...
Board: Acne 06-30-2016, 04:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 320
Posted By MSNik
Re: pimple of white head and a small bump

Warm compresses should help; there is no time line unfortunately....if you are in a hurry to make this go away you should consult with a dermatologist who can help you...I wish I had the majic...
Board: Dental Health 06-30-2016, 04:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 223
Posted By MSNik
Re: Will teeth shift if I don't wear retainer one day?

I went through this too. Eventually I told the dentist that if he wanted me to wear the retainers all day he had to make me ones which didnt hurt- and he did. I wound up with brand new Invisalign...
Board: Multiple Sclerosis 06-30-2016, 04:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 305
Posted By MSNik
Re: Next Steps?

Gimps,
Just a few notes; MS can cause heat sensitivity in many people. If I took a hot bath, it would take a crane to get me out....anytime my body gets overheated I get dizzy and cognitively wiped...
Board: Lung & Respiratory Disorders / COPD 06-30-2016, 03:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 235
Posted By MSNik
Re: Should i go to hospital??

Is there any chance your Cpap is broken or clogged? Your O2 should not be going this low with it on...
Assuming it is not the machine, then yes, I would get yourself to a hospital where the Xray...
Board: Neurology 06-30-2016, 03:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 273
Posted By MSNik
Re: Please help

Have you seen a neurologist or an opthamologist? I would suggest seeing both. It is quite possibly a neurological disorder which could be helped once diagnosed.
Board: Acne 06-30-2016, 03:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 320
Posted By MSNik
Re: pimple of white head and a small bump

Hi. Whiteheads are different than regular pimples as a white head is essentially trapped oil under the skin in the pore. Using Ice isnt the best thing for a white head and it works much better on...
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