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Board: Multiple Sclerosis 11-15-2013, 06:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,306
Posted By EmAbby
Re: Abnormal Acoustic Reflex

MSNik,
I needed to have a full auditory evaluation for my appointment with the ENT about the pulsatile tinnitus. That's how the abnormal reflex came up. I got the pulsatile tinnitus checked out...
Board: Multiple Sclerosis 11-14-2013, 09:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,306
Posted By EmAbby
Abnormal Acoustic Reflex

Anyone else with MS have this? I developed pulsatile tinnitus over the summer and saw an ENT recently to look into it further. It's only in one ear, which is coincidentally on the side where I have...
Board: Multiple Sclerosis 06-04-2013, 08:03 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 523
Posted By EmAbby
Right-sided symptoms with left eye problems?

I have right-sided burning and weakness with my current flare, but now my left eye is hurting when I move it. I have an appointment with my eye doctor this afternoon about it. I know eye problems...
Board: Multiple Sclerosis 06-03-2013, 06:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 561
Posted By EmAbby
Re: How long until I get relief from steroids?

Thanks for that helpful information. Definitely not what I wanted to hear, though! My dose is slightly higher at 60mg per day, but it sounds like that is next to nothing compared to the 1000mg from...
Board: Multiple Sclerosis 06-03-2013, 05:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 561
Posted By EmAbby
How long until I get relief from steroids?

I just started oral prednisone today. My doctor said she would have rather done IV (I assume that must be better for some reason?) but she couldn't get me an appointment for that until Thursday and...
Board: Multiple Sclerosis 05-30-2013, 10:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,295
Posted By EmAbby
Re: "Not a wheelchair disease"

Thank you, MSJayhawk, for your honest and uplifting response just at the time I most needed it. I suppose I need to remember that nothing is certain in life, and I need to gear up and find a...
Board: Multiple Sclerosis 05-30-2013, 09:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,295
Posted By EmAbby
"Not a wheelchair disease"

My doctor made the statement that MS is not a wheelchair disease anymore and that treatments have come so far in the last 10 years that my life with this won't be similar at all to people I've known...
Board: Multiple Sclerosis 05-24-2013, 11:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 652
Posted By EmAbby
Cost of Diagnosis- Sorry, very long!

Hi there!
I'm sure with all the activity on this board no one will remember me, but I posted for awhile throughout September-November 2012. I was having progressive tingling, weakness, and...
Board: Heart Disorders 02-26-2013, 05:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 528
Posted By EmAbby
Stopping beta blocker after 1st dose- safe?

My dr prescribed 50mg extended release metoprolol for me yesterday after we discussed my racing heart/likely arrhythmia that seems to be linked to my menstrual cycle. She said the medication...
Board: Multiple Sclerosis 11-01-2012, 06:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 728
Posted By EmAbby
Re: Update and question

Thanks to both of you for the feedback. As much as I don't want to do it, you've convinced me that I need to call and report the symptoms and be open to the test. I've made a commitment to myself...
Board: Multiple Sclerosis 10-31-2012, 03:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 695
Posted By EmAbby
Smile Re: How do I manage MS, pregnancy & a sensitive bladder???

I'm not diagnosed with MS, but I have had difficulty with my bladder for years and couldn't handle the full bladder before my first ultrasound with my pregnancy. I ended up using the restroom before...
Board: Multiple Sclerosis 10-31-2012, 03:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 728
Posted By EmAbby
Update and question

A few weeks back, my neuro gave me a tentative diagnosis of guillain-barre syndrome. She thought it may be mild and had already plateaued. My tingling, weakness, and shooting burning pains went...
Board: Multiple Sclerosis 10-15-2012, 12:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,095
Posted By EmAbby
Re: Tingling then weakness

Just a quick update-
My neuro had me come in immediately today. She said she suspects guillain-barre syndrome. I've never heard of that before. I'm scheduled for another MRI, this time of the...
Board: Neuropathy 10-14-2012, 06:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,999
Posted By EmAbby
Re: Prediabetes & Neuropathy

The largest percentage of people who get neuropathy from diabetes have had the disease for 25 years or more. So while I'm sure anything is possible, I think it is VERY unlikely you got this from...
Board: Multiple Sclerosis 10-13-2012, 02:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,095
Posted By EmAbby
Re: Tingling then weakness

Thanks for the great tips. It did get very cold here quite suddenly, so maybe that is part of the problem. Rubbing my arms briskly seems to help for a few minutes...unfortunately it always comes...
Board: Multiple Sclerosis 10-12-2012, 06:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,095
Posted By EmAbby
Tingling then weakness

Although I don't have a diagnosis of MS, whatever I am experiencing is causing my symtpoms to flare up this week. I've had tingling in my head, feet, and thighs off and on the past 5 months, but for...
Board: Multiple Sclerosis 10-10-2012, 07:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,592
Posted By EmAbby
Re: MRI shows white matter that's "not clinically significant"

I don't think I could find more supportive and helpful people during this difficult time! I am so appreciative. Thank you for the advice. I think I need to just focus on noticing my symptoms and...
Board: Multiple Sclerosis 10-10-2012, 05:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,592
Posted By EmAbby
Re: MRI shows white matter that's "not clinically significant"

Thanks for this very helpful information. My symptoms just began in May of this year, so my neurologist did mention on the phone that we will be waiting to see what happens with my symptoms. Lyme...
Board: Multiple Sclerosis 10-10-2012, 02:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,592
Posted By EmAbby
MRI shows white matter that's "not clinically significant"

I had my first MRI today. I got through it just fine thanks to everyone's advice in my other thread!

My neurologist actually called me already today. I was told I wouldn't hear until early next...
Board: Multiple Sclerosis 10-09-2012, 08:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 939
Posted By EmAbby
Finally saw neurologist today-- MRI ?s

My family doctor was very slow moving forward with her concerns about my symptoms. I did finally get referred to a neurologist, and finally saw her today after a month of waiting (only one in this...
Board: Trigeminal Neuralgia 09-20-2012, 08:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,285
Posted By EmAbby
Re: Anyone have TN and Occipital Neuralgia?

Thanks for your response. That was what I was thinking, too, but I'm not happy about it. :(
Board: Multiple Sclerosis 09-18-2012, 03:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 950
Posted By EmAbby
Occipital/Trigeminal neuralgia

I've been dealing with trigeminal neuralgia for a few months now (a big part of the reason my dr started looking at ms as a possibility), but in the past few days I've started having a similar...
Board: Trigeminal Neuralgia 09-18-2012, 02:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,285
Posted By EmAbby
Anyone have TN and Occipital Neuralgia?

Is it possible to have BOTH ON and TN?
Board: Multiple Sclerosis 09-07-2012, 05:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,872
Posted By EmAbby
Re: Whole body shaking with spasms when relaxed

Thank you, MSJayhawk! I will be starting a symptom journal tonight. I'd been doing lists, but that is getting to be problematic. Thanks for the great idea!

Glad to hear that the shaking...
Board: Multiple Sclerosis 09-07-2012, 02:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,872
Posted By EmAbby
Whole body shaking with spasms when relaxed

Hi,

I'm new here. :) My dr just tested me for lymes disease, which came back negative, so now we are looking at an autoimmune disease as the likely cause of my symptoms. I'm not diagnosed with MS...
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