Hi, I believe I have MS and am trying to get a neurologist to confirm. Unfortunately, I have had two negative MRI results in the past 9 years and my symptoms have just recently worsened. It began with a pins and needles tingling in my face and then throughout my body. It was worse upon exertion/exercise. A few years later, I began experiencing muscle weakness, blurred and double vision and now I have painful tingling and numbness in my extremities and face and body. I do not have insurance right now and haven't had for 5 years due to the economy and low paying jobs. If you have insurance, research neurologists in your area and research the information on the web to bring to the doctor. 5% of MS sufferers show a normal MRI. It is a terrible thing when you can't trust doctors in this day and age to know these facts and disbelieve your symptoms. MS is treatable and I would suggest you go to websites for support like the MSAA who have helped me tremendously even without a diagnosis. Keep a journal of your symptoms and what activities you do that makes them worse. Hang in there.View Thread
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