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They even thought I had MS !

Postby DaveD » Sat Sep 12, 2009 11:52 am

Hi all

Serial poster Dave here again . lol

I have been diagnosed with so many things over the years that by rights I should be in a wooden box by now !

At one point everything pointed to MS and the MRI would surely confirm this ... wrong again :roll:

I lay pound to a penny that 99.9 % of you have been diagnosed with allsorts too , haven't you ?

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Re: They even thought I had MS !

Postby DaveD » Sat Sep 12, 2009 1:21 pm

Heres a few more the docs mentioned

Occipital neuralgia
Chronic migraine
Soft tissue injury
Damaged nerve
Arthritis
IBS
MS
Brain Tumor


... honestly I could go on all day :roll:

Medication

Loperamide
co codemol
co proximal
diazepam
tramadol
amitriptyline
paroxitine

... another list I could carry on with but won't

Now I have Fibromyalgia and use Gabapentin and loperamide - I am supposed to take 8 co-codemol but get no relief from it so I may aswell save my kidneys :!:

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Re: They even thought I had MS !

Postby dan » Sat Sep 12, 2009 8:28 pm

Has anyone been told it's anxiety ?

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Re: They even thought I had MS !

Postby DaveD » Sat Sep 12, 2009 8:34 pm

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Re: They even thought I had MS !

Postby anne1206 » Sat Sep 12, 2009 10:38 pm

was at my first ever support meeting yesterday :D and found out tat most of us there wer sent to psychiatrists before anywhere else, so all our docs must have thought we were all mad or delusional :crazy: ha ha but we know differently , :lol: dont we :lol: :lol:
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Re: They even thought I had MS !

Postby dan » Sat Sep 12, 2009 10:59 pm

Before my heart condition was properly diagnosed I was told that my symptoms were due to anxiety.I was given Diazepam which I'm now hooked on.

Btw, I like your signature - durate et vosmet rebus servate secundis.
It just about sums it up doesn't it.

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Re: They even thought I had MS !

Postby gillshutt » Sun Sep 13, 2009 8:11 am

Depression... hah! That one sent me to A&E as I had a violent reaction to the anti-d's they put me on.

MS or brain tumour... two stays in hospital.

Stroke... lost count of the number of times they've thought I'd had one of them :roll:

Menieres... all ok, no problems with ears.

Dementia... tested above average on all sections.

Atthe moment it's back to the MS thing but neuro can't find anything, still got to have another MRI though :(

Think that's all, will get back to you if I remember anything else...
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Re: They even thought I had MS !

Postby Ange » Mon Sep 21, 2009 6:52 pm

Neurosthenia....ME....CFS.....

Then they found I have autoimmune hypothyroidism. I'm kept middle of the ref range with that, which ensures that I put on loads of weight, hair drops out, and eyebrows are nearly none existent.....apart from all the reast of the cr*p that goes with hypo, all very sililar to fybro symptoms.

There's the fybro of course.

In the mean time I've had arthritis....then no arthritis...then widespread arthritis....then none again.

I've had lupus....then no lupus.....then lupus.....then no lupus again.

At this present time, I have had a clean MRI scan so there is in fact no MS, which is excellent......but the consultant stopped listening to me half way through and missed when I said that my leg weakness is worse now than it was in the 90s, the last time I was like this. So my GP now has a letter which says I have had a full recovery from the leg weakness..... :roll:

I'm due to go in to see my GP on Thursday to get some of these MINOR issues sorted out once and for all....
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Re: They even thought I had MS !

Postby motherelephant » Mon Sep 21, 2009 7:58 pm

Well for me its housewife syndrome ,oh dear thats what they told me 11 yrs ago before fibro came to my rhumys attention .

Stuck at home with the children ( i loved being at home with my boys)

Feeling inadequate because of being at home ( I never felt inadequate i always saw my job as a mother as being very important )

Under the thumb of my husband (well maybe a bit but I wanted to look after him ,i was a homemaker)

Overweight ,lack of confidence ( undiagnosed hypothyroidism ,which leads to weight gain ,depression and of course lack of self esteem )

I received a pat on the bottom was told to go home and loose weight and get some self esteem.

Its a big joke isn't it.only we are the ones that are not laughing .

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Re: They even thought I had MS !

Postby DaveD » Mon Sep 21, 2009 9:34 pm

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Re: They even thought I had MS !

Postby motherelephant » Mon Sep 21, 2009 9:51 pm

Keep them coming Dave helps to keep the fibro fog on the run .xx :crazy:
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Re: They even thought I had MS !

Postby miajane » Tue Sep 22, 2009 12:11 pm

The year before I was dx I had went to the dr's several times cos of pain (I hardly ever went to the dr's before this).
In my legs was a 'pulled muscle'
In my shoulder was also a 'pulled muscle',
In my neck was a 'trapped nerve',
My ankles and wrists 'sprains' (these were on separate occasions).
The week before I collapsed I had spasms in my legs which the dr had no idea what was causing it.

when I passed out and collapsed they thought it was a stroke or MS
When these were ruled out I was told it was stress (I wasn't stressed til I collapsed for apparently no reason)
I had numerous blood tests for all sorts of infections and deficiencies.

Eventually I was dx with fibro.
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Re: They even thought I had MS !

Postby Mr.A » Tue Sep 22, 2009 12:31 pm

Depression, anxiety, all you need to do is fix your “sleep hygiene”, you are sleeping too long, you need to force yourself to wakeup earlier, there’s nothing wrong with your arm why send you to a physiotherapist.
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Re: They even thought I had MS !

Postby Fibrodee » Tue Sep 22, 2009 6:08 pm

I'll join in too if that's ok.

I was being tested for:
Lupus
MS
Ankylosing spondilitis- they were sure it was that.
Carpal tunnel syndrome because of the pains in my wrists.

Eventually diagnosed withFM

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Re: They even thought I had MS !

Postby pen » Wed Sep 21, 2011 5:20 pm

Lisa,

I am also in Bedfordshire.....south. Have you found any help locally please?

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