First post and sorry if this is'nt the right place to ask this question.
A little about
Up until about
5-6 yrs ago I was able to walk/sit without issues. But now I have trouble walking/sitting without discomfort (very sore feet tired legs).
After being on my feet for any lenght of time (45mins-1 hr) my right leg seems to give out(like stepping in a hole) some days more than others. There's no pain but is very frustrating.
And to add after being on my feet after an hr or so (some days better than others) but always end up with my legs kinda feezing up and severe pain in my lower back and have to revert to baby steps.
Neuro doc said it was a weight issue (seeing a nutrionist) and after much arguing was sent to a spine specialist ten minutes into visit Dr says this is not a weight issue (epidural lipomatosis) 1 week later I had sugery to remove what they thought was the issue (no relief from issues).
Fast forward 6 months spine Dr sends me for steroid shot couple days of relief but back to same issues.
Sugurey was 7 months ago.
Now the reason for posting here and now.
My mother has a friend whos son was just diagnosed with MS (roughly my age). So apparently whilst their talking about
the issues he has, it was brought to my attention. So researching I went, and after reading many of the symptoms and issues of MS and thinking back I have the following issues....eyepain,floating white spots,double vision,head aches,sore feet,complete left side numbness,legs giving out(still do),pins and needles in my hands and feet (still do),limb weakness,severe fatigue,Gerd,trouble remembering things,slurred speach,joint pain, im sure there's more maybe i should write them all down.
A sense of urgency has appeared as too what is going on with the issues im having (hoping it's not MS) and would like to eliminate as many possibilities I can,and someday soon figure out whats going on and get this figured out it has been 5-6 yrs now with no answers or solutions (other than the surgury)which changed absolutly nothing.
My biggest fear right now is I get the feeling as this continues (not getting better) i'll no longer be able to walk, So if thats my plight so be it. Im in the mind set that I need to know now to eliminate that possibility or exept the fact and prepare myself that my legs will soon be of no use.
So i call my PC Dr his words were you do not have MS because your issues are not progressive (thought to self could walk without issues 5-6 yrs ago but today i cant) but said i should talk to my Neuro doc, so here we are on this fine June day looking for insight,help & advice to get to the bottom of all these issues with myself & Drs.
Any help or advice would be greatly appreciated.
Thank you in advance to all.
Post Edited (Rick1866) : 6/4/2013 11:25:18 PM (GMT-6)