My mom was diagnosed with MS when I was a teenager.. and so when I started having a lot of the same symptoms (asking her "do you have this?" when something new would pop up, on the rare occasion I'd chat with her about
it), I started to wonder if I had MS as well. However, my Neurologist sent me for an MRI and since she didn't see any lesions, she told me it wasn't MS. (LOL- I find this somewhat humorous, since from what I have read, lesions can pop up during an "attack".. not necessarily be there ALL the time). Anyway.. so it wasn't until quite recently that I started going to a couple boards and asking "what is this?!" and found out that my symptoms are not only possible MS, but Lyme as well.
I have an appointment with a doctor in May, for testing. (My neuro said she'd do it, but by the sound of it, it's just to humor me).
As for this head pressure, I don't know what other people mean by that or by the term "brain fog". Maybe not all people with MS or Lyme have this? I don't know. I do know that I frequently feel like somebody is pressing in tightly around my skull. I would say everything from the ears up feels just "weird". I'm actually experiencing it right now.
As for the numbness, mine sort of comes and goes. It's awful, isn't it? :( I hope you figure out what's wrong with you. I've been searching for the answer for years now, and some days I just want to say "to h#ll with it!" and just suffer. But that isn't good.. and it wouldn't be fair to my family. So I have to figure it out. I just wish doctors were more willing to help- even admit that sometimes they DON'T know what's wrong, and refer us to somebody who can figure it out.
(undiagnosed) chronic pain, for nearly 10 yrs and counting..