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hackwriter

Joined: 02/05/2010
My Story:
Michigan-based writer and MS patient advocate/consultant. Diagnosed with RRMS in 2005. Therapies: Copaxone 4.5 years, Rebif four months, Tysabri one year, took no DMDs for two years, then started Tecfidera in Sep. 2013. No MS in family history.

See my list of essays about living with MS at: http://multiplesclerosis.net/archives/

For an earlier set of essays, see my personal blog titled "Doc, It Hurts When I Do This" at: http://multiplesclerosiswrite.blogspot.com/

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Reply: Can you have MS when all tests come back normal?
Dear promyssnanna7, Here is a 2013 article explaining that blood test: ...More
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Reply: could it be?
I'm so glad to hear it! Do drop in and give us an update after you've seen the...More
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Reply: could it be?
neecey, It's time to get a second opinion. Though it is possible to have MS and have...More
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Reply: Dizzy spells
Hi Deb, You are right to seek out another doctor, someone should be investigating this...More
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Reply: Living with MS
Lovy, Here's a link to the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada. They can provide a...More
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Reply: hot and red face and chest and cold body
Hi cubanita, What you describe is very familiar. I tend to feel heat in the face, too,...More
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Reply: pubic bone sclerosis
Osteitis pubis is joint inflammation of the pubic bone. It is treated by an orthopedist...More
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Reply: Just diagnosed
Hi Jeanne, Sounds as though your doc is on top of it and doing all the right things....More
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Reply: Just diagnosed
Dear beanie1, I have patchy numbness that is permanent. Generally, if a new symptom...More
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Reply: MS, No Sexual Drive & Relationships.
Dear tdj72, I sympathize with you; feeling low or no libido can make us feel even more...More
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