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I Have left Hip and flank area pain..Pain also goes up and down my back.Usually getting bad between my shoulder blades. Thats when this started Severe Pain..a few weeks later started Blacking out nonstop for a few weeks then suddenly stopped then started again on and off...It seems the more time passes the worse I get. I no i have a tilted pelvis doing my spine no favors..Went to the chiro Which made the pain Way worse. On and off I struggle to remember simple things or important dates or appts. I still have the back and side pain all the time randomly my foot will just go numb or hand...Also now when i move my arm or head or back even the wrong way I feel like electricity is going threw my body .Numbness and tingling also starts at my pinkie and ring finger on the left side up my arm underneath up to my shoulder and between shoulderblades and up my neck..My head feels like i have pressure in it also..Im on gabapentin 900mil at a time a few times daily...it seems if it helps reduce the feeling some but the feeling still seems to spread tday to my face..we are waiting for approval for my ct..Ive Had many always checking my kidney due to history of kidney failure and stones. Im a 23 yr old female also Thanks for reading..Ive been too the diff doctors about 30times in the last 6 months and no one ever figures it out and I just feel at a loss cause I dont no the cause or how to be better Its ruining my life and marriage and taking from my kids..


This discussion is related to Facial/arm numbness/dizzy/shortness of breath.
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1692287 tn?1306128024
Sorry also thought i should add I have perfect vision and my left eye has been twitching alot also my husband has said that my words have been slurred some on and off  thanks for reading someone please help I cant live like this
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Hi there.  Your multiple neurological symptoms are suggestive of multiple sclerosis. The electrical sensation associated with movement of your arms or neck sounds like the Lhermitte’s sign associated with multiple sclerosis. You need to be investigated for multiple sclerosis since you also have associated hearing and visual symptoms. MS is a chronic demyelinating disorder where the disease phase is characterized by active phase and remissions. It has multiple symptoms and signs and is a diagnosis of exclusion. The symptoms of multiple sclerosis are loss of balance, muscle spasms, numbness in any area, problems with walking and coordination, tremors in one or more arms and legs. Bowel and bladder symptoms include frequency of micturition, urine leakage, eye symptoms like double vision uncontrollable rapid eye movements, facial pain, painful muscle spasms, tingling, burning in arms or legs, depression, dizziness, hearing loss, fatigue etc. The treatment is essentially limited to symptomatic therapy so the course of action would not change much whether MS has been diagnosed or not. Apart from clinical neurological examination, MRI shows MS as paler areas of demyelination, two different episodes of demyelination separated by one month in at least two different brain locations. Spinal tap is done and CSF electrophoresis reveals oligoclonal bands suggestive of immune activity, which is suggestive but not diagnostic of MS. Demyelinating neurons, transmit nerve signals slower than non-demyelinated ones and can be detected with EP tests. These are visual evoked potentials, brain stem auditory evoked response, and somatosensory evoked potential. Slower nerve responses in any one of these is not confirmatory of MS but can be used to complement diagnosis along with a neurological examination, medical history and an MRI in addition, a spinal tap. Therefore, it would be prudent to consult your neurologist with these concerns. Hope this helps. Take care.
1692287 tn?1306128024
Is it weird to have all those symptoms then them all sudden just stop? still have the pain but the electrical feeling has been gone today.Praying it stays that way I dont wish how ive felt on anyone
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