Parasthesia and MS

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mattnapa
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Date Joined Nov 2009
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   Posted 3/6/2010 9:11 PM (GMT -6)   
 Hi- about 9 years ago I got some strange symptoms. They were mostly a crawly skin sort of thing all over my body. With time they sort of faded away, but in the last few days they have returned. When I saw doctors back then they really had very little to say. One G.P thought it could be MS, but did not believe a spinal tap would be worth it. I have had some other seemingly mild neurological symptoms with sight and hearing, but I do not seem to have most of the classic M.S symptoms. Any thoughts would be appreciated.
 
                Matt

Gretchen1
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   Posted 3/8/2010 6:24 PM (GMT -6)   
Most doctors start with an MRI and not the lumbar puncture.  MS has extremely variable symptoms.  You need to journal these to create a symptom history.  Hearing and vision can also be effected by MS.  Good luck.  Keep us posted.
Gretchen  ~  diagnosed with MS July 2006
 
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Ilovehaflingers
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   Posted 3/12/2010 8:06 AM (GMT -6)   
Hi, the "crawly things" for me, are definitely ms related. I had optic neuritis in 2003, but was not put through the diagnostic tests, except the mri, until last year. I held out on the spinal until last, but that is what definitely put me down as ms.
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