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Heachaches and numbness tingling in back

I have been suffering from periods of time where my thinking is "clouded or "foggy".  I sometimes have trouble coming up with the right words and my memory, focus and concentration are poor.  I also have a lot of headaches.  This has gone on for about a year or so and in the last month or so has gotten really bad.  I have had a headache for 3 weeks now.  I also have tingling down my spine and a numb spot where the tingling occurs.  My neck and back also ache.  My Dr. has ordered a CT scan and I am awaiting the appt.  I would appreciate any thoughts.

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Thanks for your input.  I am still waiting on my appt time for the CT scan and called today to report the new symptom of tingling and numbness.  I am waiting to hear back on that as well.
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The  most probable cause of the symptoms that you have mentioned is Multiple sclerosis. Other causes could be brain tumour or Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. Multiple sclerosis is a demyelinating disease that  affects the nerves of the brain and spine. The symptoms are- brain fog, memory problems, numbness and tingling, headaches, muscle weakness and many others. Please go for the CT scan. MRI is more detailed and accurate. Please consult a neurologist for the diagnosis and treatment. Hope this helps you. Take care and regards!      
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