Thank you everyone for your responses. I appreciate the feedback and reassurances. Unfortunately my liver couldn't handle the Rebif; I will be switching to Copaxone, and hopefully, getting off the Lyrica.
I was recently diagnosed with Clinicially Isolated Syndrome Tranverse Myelitis in July; my Neurologist has me noted as Multiple Sclerosis; I have one lesion at C2 in spine from MRI; small spot but numbness, tingling, and the 'Hug' were wide spread for a period of two weeks. I've been taking Lyrica (pregablin) since August for this, and started ...
Lumber Punctures aren't that bad; the hardest part is where they numb you up; it's like lidocaine, stings a bit. The needle is a small gauge, and I barely felt it. Really, all you may feel is a bit of pressure; just keep talking to the doc and nurses doing the procedure; communication is key.
This actually sounds more along the lines of Multiple ...
I am a 27 Year Old Female in Colorado, USA, that had my first set of symptoms with M.S. start June 3rd.
I had, the previous evening, managed to follow the stupid-prank advice of a coworker, saying I could cure hives and itchy skin around my mid-section by wrapping myself in cellophane wrap. I wrapped my torso in SaranWrap, put on my big wooly robe, and sat d...
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