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I am a 40 yr. old female, that has had symptoms since 1996. I've been tested for everything, and essentially all that remains is MS or lupus. I don't quite meet the criteria for either! My questions specific to MS are as follows: ...
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I have been told by a neurologist that i may have a very mild case o ms and maybe fybromyalgia.I have been taking cymbalta and gabapentin for about 18 months. it does not seem to help me that much,Iwas taking 60 mg for a while and stated...
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Had an MRI (at my own request) for intermittent symptoms of tingling and pins and needles in my limbs and fatigue. This has happened on and off for about 8 years. I have health anxiety and convinced my symptoms are related to MS so the D...
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378497 tn?1232147185
Hi, Dr. Kantor-- First, I'm amazed that I can get a question in. Weird. Anyway...my neuro recently decided maybe PLS for me and is sending me to Methodist in Houston to their neuro folks there. My question is, I have Lhermitte's an...
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I have been to five different doctors or specialist and none can help. I have been in pain with numbness and weakness since 2006. I was a health young women, worked 40 plus hours, was a very active mom and worked out at the gym 2 hours t...
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I am experiencing flickers of light in my peripheral vision when I enter bright daylight. It happens when the light comes into my eye from the side (happens to both, not at the same time). Sometime the flickers seem more like heat waves ...
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hello, I am wondering if you could provide some insight into a recent mri that I had..I had an appt. with a neurologist, who has referred me to an ms specialist, but I have to wait a long time for an appt..and was wondering if you could ...
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Dear Dr. Kantor I am currently being investigated, and have been for now 4 years, with some sort of somewhat progressive muscle disorder. I am actually, really weary of the whole thing, but I must press on. Having said that, I have a...
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382218 tn?1341185087
Dr. Kantor What is your opinion of the effectiveness of each of the following meds to treat neuropathic pain in MS? - pregabalin - gabapentin - amitriptyline - nabilone - sativex Many of the forum members deal with chronic ...
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But nothing seems to be coming to any kind of conclusion and I think they are going away from that thought. Anyway, they have found corpal tunnel! Great! What about the fact that he can't remember things, slurrs when he talks, sometim...
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382218 tn?1341185087
Dr. Kantor, what is your opinion of the role that Vitamin D may play in the development of MS, and, what is your view on supplementation for MS patients? Do you think that high doses of Vit D may help to alleviate symptoms and/or di...
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Over the past few years my 30-year-old son has been told he may have MS by more than one neurologist. However, his last MRI of the brain results indicate no lesions but is positive for prominent perivascular spaces. I realize that periva...
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98474 tn?1240108874
Dear Dr. Kantor, From a doctor's perspective, what is the best way to approach a first appointment with a neurologist. I get confused on what information to give so that they will listen and try to connect the dots of my case. It seem...
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I am trying to see if this is all in my head. First to give some back ground. About three years ago I had a MRI done due to having severe headaches and also facial pain on the right side of my face. The MRI only showed one UBO. The DR th...
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My 25 year son was recently diagnosed with MS. There is family history, my brother died of complications of MS at age 54. His daughter, my niece, was diagnosed over 13 years ago. Our neurologists say that he, my son, has met all the clin...
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559187 tn?1330786456
Dear Dr. Kantor, We have discussed disappearing lesions on this forum quite a bit lately and would appreciate your thoughts on this issue. Example: I had 7 lesions on MRIs done 7 months and 4 months ago. In my most recent MR...
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514649 tn?1231458120
15 years ago I was driving down a highway when I suddenly felt as though I was out of sinc with everything going on around me...couldn't focus and felt ever so slightly dizzy. Of course this made me panic and I had my friend finish the ...
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I ‘m a 39 yo 290lb 5’11 male in the process of weight loss. Three weeks ago while sitting at work the right side of my right hand went numb then a few minutes later the middle toes on my right foot went numb. This lasted approximately 45...
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I just posted the previous quesion.last Thursday about medulla lesions and neck pain, and sllight problems swollowingl Perhaps it would help to state that I have progressive MS and in my last MRI I had two lesions in the medulla, they...
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i have had problems with weakness in arms and legs. when folding clothes my arms get tired . i go for a walk and my legs get tired, i feel like i can't take another step. when i have to go to the bathroom #2 real bad my legs get weak. i ...
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