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Common Symptoms To Hypothyroidism And Ms
I have MS like symptoms for 6 months.Neuro thinks it's anxiety and gave me cymbalta (duloxetine).It took 80% of pain away.Im no anxious or depressed.I need a cure?
I have subclinical hypothyroidism, vitiligo and dermatitis. Am I at a higher risk of more autoimmune diseases like diabetes, MS etc?
What to do if I have hypothyroid, ra, MS and other problems, when the blood work said high lymph nodes, how do you know which doctor to go to when this comes up?
Are you sure?: It would be unusual to have both ms and rheumatoid, but I have seen it. You may mean high lymphocyte numbers, but to see if this is an issue, contact your main doctor. If you do have ms, certain drugs for your arthritis would be contra-indicated, so you may need some future guidance and co-ordination. ...Read more
Have MS and sudden left sided numbness and tingling. Started in face; moved down to leg. Have hypothyroidism and family history of strokes.No headache?
Neurology help: So you have MS, but you do not use medicine for it. Do you have a neurologist? If you do, this would be a good time to let them know about your symptoms. They would want to know that you have a mild MS flare. If you want they might be able to help you with this. Perhaps flares can be prevented with some medical treatment. Hope that helps! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Raynauds, sjogrens, ms, severe neuropathy, hypothyroid etc. Hot but temp in/out doesn't affect. Severe joint/muscle pain. On ivig/tecfidera/plaqunil. Sleep to pain/dryness? Help? See new doc mon. Sug
Am i presenting MS or anxiety symptoms. Or is it something else that is not common like neuromyelitis optica?
Symptoms are?: What are your symptoms? Send one of us some more information to help you. The symptoms of MS and anxiety are a lot different. What makes you consider these two as the cause? NMO normally affects vision. If your vision is not affected, you can cross that off your list. We can help you determine the cause if you are willing to discuss the case. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My mother had MS could it be possibly if i (daughter) get MS aswell, since i match to all the early common signs leading to ms?
Low odds: The usual risk from mother to child is about 3-5%, so in your favor. Need environmental influence to result in ms, and therefore, risk increases with prior infectious mononucleosis, cigarette smoking, and low bodily vitamin d. If these risks are controlled, chances remain on low side. ...Read more
Is it likely/common for MS smptms to present itself in the same way every time a recurrence happens or is it always different/unpredictable symptoms?
Is numbness in both hands and feet at the same time a common symptom of the onset of MS , or am I worrying over nothing?
Is ms common and would I know if I had it worried I have lots symptoms but dr say anxiety here lately thigh numb n legs bother me worried ms or neuro?
Not common but...: MS is not common as less than 1 in 1100 people get it, but that doesn't mean you don't have it. Anxiety might cause some of the symptoms but you deserve careful evaluation by a neurologist. A brain MRI may show evidence. But be aware that Lyme disease is MUCH more common than MS and often has symptoms that mimic MS so I advise seeing a "Lyme-literate" doctor as well: http://tinyurl.com/j8vleow ...Read more
MS: What symptoms are you having? If you believe you have MS consult a neurologist or your Internist ASAP ...Read more
Optic neuritis: Optic neuritis can be an isolated condition with no apparent cause. Long term follow up work has shown many cases of optic neuritis are not related to any condition. Optic neuropathy can also be caused by vascular disorders and neuromyelitis optica, which are both rare. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Emotional rxtns: Xanax (alprazolam) is of value for panic reactions, anxiety states, emotional stressors, and if MS causes these reactions, quite appropriate to use medication, but the drug does not affect the usual complications of MS such as fatigue, pain, cognitive deterioration. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not usually: Pain is rather a frequent problem in MS, but heel pain would not be typical, unless there is an accompanying leg weakness and spasticity, which would cause abnormal gait, and secondary plantar fasciitis. Would definitely seek out opinion of podiatrist, as a simple orthotic would likely help dramatically. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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