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338416 tn?1420049302

MS Tracker - how do we add symptoms?

I've noticed that there is no mention of tremor or general muscle weakness... and 'cramps' is descriptive, but not very!  Is there a way we can update the MS tracker to cover more MS symptoms?  
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147426 tn?1317269232
This must be done by MedHelp and we should give them a list
338416 tn?1420049302
Sounds like a good idea!  Here's a revised list - I've broken them down by category, but I think I've missed a few.

Vision:
Eye Pain
Double vision
Blurred vision
Color perception problems

Digestive:
Bladder Problems
Bowel Problems
Acid Reflux
Swallowing

Movement Disorders:
Balance
Vertigo/Dizziness

Muscle Disorders:
Myoclonus
Spasticity
Spasms
Tremor
Weakness

Mental Acuity:
Cognitive problems
Attention
Memory

Paresthesia
Fatigue
Depression
Anxiety
Heat Intolerance
Emotional Lability
Sleep problems
721523 tn?1331585402
This is a much better list.  I have a lot of muscle wkns. and sometimes barly noticable tremmors.  I don't know what to call it, so i journal it.
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yep, a good list. i too can get check one or more from each of those groups listed. i can think of another one that a little blue pill and some herbs helps. maybe that is better grouped in the "i just feel like s***" mood or Anxiety? beats me folks....
147426 tn?1317269232
Some additions

Pain

Gait problems:
  foot drop
  ataxia

Movement disorders (instead of muscle disorders)

  RLS
  Myoclonus
  Uncontrollable movements (dyskinesia)
378497 tn?1232147185
Good lists. I just started the Tracker and would like to see several of these on there.

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690549 tn?1288886321
Others are itching, stabbing pain in scalp, light sensitivity,facial pain,lancinating pain like in one finger,someone said paresthesias--also dysthesias,menthol feelings all over--I'm sure there's more to this disease, but we're sure getting there! ARG!  Jane
690549 tn?1288886321
We also should have somewhere:
extreme cold sensitivity as well as cold feet
limping
burning
NUMBNESS/tingling (for those who don't recognize paresthesias)
slurred speech
tongue and mouth numbness
confusion
muscle aching
I thought of a couple more earlier but forgot them already. Will be back. LOL Jane
648910 tn?1290666683
There is another forum that has a tracker.  It allows you to type in your own symptoms or to choose from a list.  The list seems to be generated form the members symptoms as they are added.  It acts kinda like Google, where you type in a few letters and suggestions are made in a drop down list or you can continue to type your own.  Maybe Medhelp could do something like this?

terry
338416 tn?1420049302
Don't forget that symptoms like burning, numbness, tingling, pinprick pains, cold sensations, etc - all those are paresthesia.  

I dunno about pain as a separate symptom, as it's either paresthesia or spasticity or spasms, right?  Is there a pain that can be classified by itself?
690549 tn?1288886321
Thanks for getting us started, Jen! This is an excellent list!

loss of smell
changes in hearing
internal shivering
Trigeminal neuralgia pain and soreness
ear canal itching
judgment problems

brain still works--just takes awhile lol
690549 tn?1288886321
Oh, My! Been having blocking trouble for a couple days! I guess I should have the following MS symptom on MY tracking: stubborness

I flat refused to entertain the idea that block could mean unblock and unblock could mean block--until some nice people put it in black and white for me to read in June, 2008    Now I know! Jane
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