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Are Any Of You Affected By Flying In Airplane

Are Any Of You Affected By Flying In Airplane

Pain, etc

A MyMSTeam Member said:

It’s one of the best things we started doing. The airports and airlines are very accommodating and kind. It not only helps me it helps my husband too as… read more

posted 4 months ago

Flying Long Haul With MS

Flying Long Haul With MS

Has anyone flown long haul? I'm going on a trip home in September and it will be a long trek totaling around 12 hours of flying. I'm expecting to be pretty uncomfortable but has anyone had any experience with flights, the airline and their accommodations for MS people, tips... anything that might help? I will be traveling with my husband, mother-in-law and one year old baby so drugging myself and sleeping is not an option :(

A MyMSTeam Member said:

We have done Australia x3 times. It’s ok - you get in a grove. Take the wheelchair option both ends - they will seat you near a toilet in the aisle and… read more

posted 4 months ago

Ocrevus

Ocrevus

Can i take the flu shot I am on ocrevus. I am 71 . Was told in infusion center no, but have heard otherwise.

A MyMSTeam Member said:

That’s not true! My MS doc used to tell me NOT to get the flu vaccine. This year he said, “Get everything!” Things a bit different during a pandemic!
I… read more

posted 19 days ago

Can Anyone With Mobility Problems Advise Me About Plane Travel And Trips Abroad?

Can Anyone With Mobility Problems Advise Me About Plane Travel And Trips Abroad?

We live in the U.K. and my husband and I are considering a trip to Europe, by plane, next year. I am unable to walk, need assistance transferring from wheelchair to chair or bed and at home use a commode in the shower in my wet room. I understand there are lifts if necessary to get me on board the plane but how do I get onto my seat for the flight? I think I can hire a commode to use in the hotel but how can I be sure my room, in… read more

A MyMSTeam Member said:

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posted over 2 years ago

Has Anyone Had Good Results From Ocrevus? How Long After ?

Has Anyone Had Good Results From Ocrevus? How Long After ?

A MyMSTeam Member said:

I am waitng for next infusion. First Was Almost 6 months ago. I wish i felt better, but it is too soon and new. I know this. I have a question for… read more

posted over 2 years ago

Who Is Taking The New Ms Medication Ocrevus?

Who Is Taking The New Ms Medication Ocrevus?

How is it? Where they do the infusions and how often? In a doctor's office or hospital?

A MyMSTeam Member said:

Going in for my first full infusion. Didn't have any side effects to start,just hoping I improve some of the symtoms that caused my doc to start me on… read more

posted about 2 months ago

Anyone Done Ocrevus (?)

Anyone Done Ocrevus (?)

Anyone tried the new med called Ocrevus?

A MyMSTeam Member said:

@A MyMSTeam Member - your profile shows that you are diagnosed as PPMS. If you are diagnosed as PPMS this article is well worth your time to read and… read more

posted over 2 years ago