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My MS

I am a white male in my sixties, I was diagnosed with MS in 2001. My PCP was concerned with some of my conditions. She started testing me with different test. I don't remember most, but the when she had a
Spinal Tap done it confirmed I had MS. I owe her for starting the diagnosis. Catching it early is probably why I can still walk. She sent me to a Neurologist. The Neurologist started treating me with the MS.
I have nerve pain in my lower legs, sometimes I get a longing in my head followed by losing my vision that usually last only a couple of minutes.
I am taking Batersorin and medication for my other symptoms.
I also have a MRI done once a year.
Most of you probably have Family members and Friends who say you don't look sick or you seem to be okay.
I don't think they will ever find a cure.
God Bless you all and Pray you get some relief from some of your symptoms.

  1. Hi . Thank you for sharing your story. You are certainly not alone in dealing with friends and family members who say you don't look sick. It can be hard for people to understand illness that they cannot see, so that seems to happen a lot. I am glad your doctor caught yours MS so early. I hope your medications continue to help and that your vision issues eventually improve. Thinking of you. - Lori (Team Member)

    1. Thank You I just ignore them, my Wife believes it because she has seen me struggle at times. We lean on each other for support. We have been married for 41years +.

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