I had optic neuritis and an irregular MRI in 2000 and for nearly 11 years, I was symptom-free. Officially diagnosed with MS, I have been taking Copaxone since September 2011. Just before I started on the med, I had an episode with my left hand. I had strength but no mobility. I couldn't type or put my hair in a pony tail, etc. Then, after I started taking the Copaxone, I have had pins and needles for close to 6 months. The pins and needles go from my waist to my toes. Couple that with numbness I have since 2007 from Cauda Equina Syndrome (CES) in my genital area, butt, etc., and I am not a happy camper. Does anyone else out there present with the same or similar syptoms? Curious if my nerves will ever grow back from the CES or the MS.View Thread
Kim: thank you for replying. I guess I was grasping at straws as my neurologist basically told me the same thing, that the nerves are dead and aren't coming back. It's just hard to grasp sometimes. I appreciate your insight and I will continue living life as best I can and I will try not to let the bad interfere with the good. Have a good day and weekend. HeidiView Thread
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