14 Years Old Son Diagnosed with MS. He is Now 16.

I’m the mom writing about my son this is very weird for me because I don’t even have Facebook I just stumbled on this site looking for answers for MS. It’s sad to read about so many people with MS. I have read so many books an searching for something to heal my son it’s so hard for him to deal with an us as well. I keep telling myself it’s not what he has he’s too young I keep researching hoping to find something.

He was 14 20015 an his left arm was tingling and numb. Doctors didn’t no what it was. They sent us to Rileys hospital they did spinal tap and steroids if for 3 days he started to get feeling back . So thankful!! But with all the testing done they diagnosed him having relapsing ms. Put him on tecfidera he had side effects an then took him off. In December 2017, he lost sight in his left eye and did an IV steroid treatment for three days. Nothing changed they put him on the plegridy pen an had side effects he has just now started the tysabri IV infusions . It is now March 2018 . I feel awful giving my son this powerful medicine at such a young age all the doctors we have talked to say. That is rare that someone having MS at such a young age. I hope it was a sign I stumbled across this website an someone can help or give us some answers or suggestions!!! And I hope a cure for everyone dealing with MS. I hope an pray for a cure for everyone!!!!!

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