I know that getting a diagnosis can be a tricky thing. I've done my reading. I'm very frustrated with the wait. The main problem I have is that all my symptoms are those of MS, but don't behave in a typical manner. MRI's showed lesions, spinal tap was abnormal, many of the typical symptoms listed have cropped up over the last couple of years, but they don't have patterns that are "normal". How do I decipher this? My neurologist is careful not to jump on a diagnosis without ruling it out. This I appreciate, but what do I do now? I've attributed so many things to "I'm just getting older, it's to be expected", but now take a second look at. I'm so lost and confused. Somebody please advise me on what I should be doing. I'm not asking for a diagnosis based on this brief description, but I would like an opinion or two. Is it possible that a person can have TYPICAL symptoms that behave in an ATYPICAL manner?View Thread
My biggest stopper right now is that I've become unemployed and lost my health insurance. I'm currently receiving Medicaid and just don't know how to navigate the system in order to see a MS specialist. I'm going to do more research. Thanks for speaking out, Rory.View Thread
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