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Has anyone wondered if MS targets previous injuries?

Has anyone wondered if MS targets previous injuries?

I was curious if anyone’s injuries from the past seems to attract MS to these weak spots? With me I got kicked really hard (knocked me out) on my right hip, and pulled a tendon in my right leg, and it is the side that has always a bit gimpy. I know is MS is going to affect somewhere it is a 50/50 chance R vs L. But I also have had right arm injuries, and a eye area injury. So these areas are what my MS likes to pick on... Weakness is what it is attracted to???… read more

A MyMSTeam Member said:

I think so very much.

posted about 9 hours ago

Ocrevus & PML

Ocrevus & PML

I’m starting Ocrevus next month, my specialist says he doesn’t need to test me for JCV as it is not a risk for this drug as it is for Tysabri. Should I be worried about PML or is he correct ??

A MyMSTeam Member said:

Strange,read the literature behind it and yep it's relavent jcv /pml is a consideration,all I can say is google it

posted about 23 hours ago

I'm taking methadone for the MS pain. Has anyone ever been on Methadone for pain for an extended period of time and then got off, if so how?

I'm taking methadone for the MS pain. Has anyone ever been on Methadone for pain for an extended period of time and then got off, if so how?

I've been on methadone for almost 2 years for MS pain and I want off. I'm looking for anyone who has done this and might have suggestions? I'm going to be visiting my pain doctor next week and we'll make that decision and he will be helping me navigate off but I just wanted to know if anyone out there may have dealt with this and had some helpful hints on what I'm facing or how… read more

A MyMSTeam Member said:

I just found this link when I Googled the question. Wishing you the best trying to get off Methadone.

posted 4 days ago

Anyone body is stiff and have heavy arms

Anyone body is stiff and have heavy arms

the weather has been extremely rainy here and I have been aching ever since my body is stiff in the morning and I have heavy arms aching most of the day

A MyMSTeam Member said:

Thank for the great advice

posted 3 days ago

Has anyone had luck finding a Work-At-Home job?

Has anyone had luck finding a Work-At-Home job?

Maybe in Data Entry, or something simple......Thank you!
Yvonne

A MyMSTeam Member said:

Yvonne, Please let us know if you hear anything. I'm just privy to the scams, catches, MLM, Etc.

But I would like to think that there is something out… read more

posted 4 days ago

Upside/downside of Tecfidera?

Upside/downside of Tecfidera?

Neuro is putting me on Tecfidera. Nurse called tellung me about all different side effects. She made it sound worse than injections (I've been on all 4). Can someone let me know about their experience on Tecfidera?

A MyMSTeam Member said:

Tecfidera was the only oral med that was working in the past for me. However, I believe I was taken off for same reason @A MyMSTeam Member

Best,

Danny

posted 1 day ago

Difficulty getting diagnosed.....

Difficulty getting diagnosed.....

I was told in my 20s after spinal tap not to be surprised to one day be dxd with ms. Niw u have an MRI with loads of grey matter etc and drs dont help. I drop things..severe muscle spasms..fall..speech messes up..fatigue..pain..forgetfulness..mood swings..well..the list goes on and on. Ive gone through check lists and check off everything under ms..it makes sense..I am soon to be 60 and tired of no help. I dont know what to do.

A MyMSTeam Member said:

Which comment

posted 3 days ago
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