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Mar 14, 2015 2:31 PM

Last night I had some thing new happening to me. I was in kind of state and my arms felt heavy and kind of numb and my lower back down into my hip joints and legs felt like they didn't want to hold me up and walk. They felt like they were trembling and were going to collapse on me. My hands when I was trying to type were kind of heavy feeling and would jerk downward. It really scared me. Has anyone else experienced something like this. It was all kind of a foggy type sensation. This morning everything's back to normal.

Mar 14, 2015 4:40 PM

Weezie go get checked, that sounds serious

Mar 14, 2015 5:21 PM

Weezie you need to be checked out. It could be a number of minor or serious issues. Next time you may want to call 911.

Mar 14, 2015 7:51 PM

Oregon and Whitehawk thanks. I have an appointment with my Neuro on Wed afternoon I have a lot to talk to him about.I think that I may have CIS and the beginning stages of MS. I have been reading up on it and the Multifocal fits my symptoms to a T. I hope I can get him to order a MRI of my brain to check for leasons. I think that I need another MRI of my complete spine also. I want him to refer me to the surgeon that did my anteriordiskectomy in 05, I think I need him to go back in and fix the vertibrae that he said would have to come out in a few yrs I think it's time now. Will let y'all know what I find out Wed. If it happens again I will go to ER.

Mar 14, 2015 9:29 PM

Might I suggest asking for the spinal tap too. MRIs can miss MS. Spinal fluid is better. But if your MRIs come out clean you'll have a tough time getting the spinal fluid checked.

Mar 14, 2015 11:41 PM

Thanks Aylia I had not thought about that.

Mar 15, 2015 1:31 AM

Weezie, I hope when you go back to the doctor on Wednesday, that you will get the answers that you need. I pray that it's nothing serious. I go to the doctor on Wednesday as well to find out if there is a tumor in my head making me go deaf in my left ear. I know it's scary for you to not know what the problem is... I can sympathize. You'll be in my thoughts and prayers and I'll be standing by to get any updates... All the very best of luck to you, Weezie. 🌻🙏🌺

Mar 15, 2015 12:04 PM

Good to know AlIya! I have also read they need to use contrast in the mri... I don't know anything compared to the others on the forum.... Just chiming in. 💓

Mar 15, 2015 1:02 PM

Yeah. Probably right on the contrast. I just had MRIs w/o contrast. They are clear of lesions. My symptoms line up with MS but since no lesions showed the doctors have ruled out MS. Except the neurosurgeons physician assistant who told me the spinal fluid is more acurrate and that MS doesn't always show in the MRIs. But she couldn't really do anything for me besides advise that I have a long road ahead of me.

Mar 15, 2015 1:35 PM

Sending good mojo for some answers for you!

Mar 15, 2015 7:40 PM

Thanks Alwayz I hope and pray that you don't have a tumor causing hearing loss. I Will be keeping you in my thoughts and prayers. Let me know what you find out Wed . Oregon yes every MRI that I have had done is w/wo contrast. Aylia I hope that you can find a Dr to help you rule out MS.

Mar 15, 2015 10:06 PM

It took two separate sets of MRI before they found the Syrinx inside my spinal cord. Then I had to go back and have MRI on my TS,and CS. Come to find out it was in my whole Spinal Cord. My Pain Specialist is the one to diagnose my Sringomyelia not my Orthopedic Dr he couldn't find it. I believe that I have CIS mutifocal it fits me to a T. Whenever I have one of my episode's it is always the left side the side of my face draws tingling and numbness down my left arm and hand tingling and numbness, and my leg to foot tingling and numbness ,weakness, when walking have to drag left foot.to pick up foot have to lift with hands to get in vehicle. This last 24 hrs then back to normal, all test for stroke come back normal. The Dr's can't figure out what is happening to me. I think I have CIS or the beginning stages for MS. It's so frustrating for me and the Dr's can't treat me so maybe this doesn't happen again in the future. My Dr told me that he wished that we could figure out why this is happening to me.If I'm extremely tired my Fibro fog kicks in, never knew that was what was happening to me until I started talking to y'all and it dawned on me that's what has been happening to me all along. Sorry for such a long text. Hope everyone has as pain free night as possible. God Bless Everyone.

Mar 15, 2015 10:50 PM

Can I ask; how old are you?

Mar 16, 2015 1:17 AM

Weezie, sounds like you really have your hands full. I hope that they can find some solution. Perhaps if you print out the info on CIS and tell them your symptoms are all in line with this disease. Perhaps then there is another type of test they can do to actually confirm or rule out the problem. I will keep you in my prayers... I hope you find the answers you need. Remember, you always have us to support you through it. Good luck and I hope you have a restful night. 🌻🙏🌺

Mar 16, 2015 1:38 AM

Aylia no I don't mind telling you how old I am I am 59. Alwayz thank you so much,I am so glad that I stumbled across this group of caring,understanding, and supporting people,I believe the Lord guided me here. I appreciate all of your prayers.

Mar 16, 2015 7:30 PM

Weezie, I'm just getting on here since Friday. What is CIS? Is it like neuropathy? I've had similar symptoms that were neuropathy but nothing as severe or widespread as you described. I'll be praying for you, but you should see a neurologist. 🙏🌼

Mar 16, 2015 9:31 PM

Thanks Aliya. Much appreciated. Hope you have a good night.

Mar 17, 2015 11:06 AM

CIS can be signs that someone my be going to have MS. Flappsy thanks I have an appointment with my Neuro tomorrow. I have a lot to talk with him about. I am kind of anxious about to be truthful.

Mar 17, 2015 12:49 PM

Anxiety is understandable. Keeping you in my prayers 🙏🌼

Mar 17, 2015 2:09 PM

Thank you Flappsy.

Mar 17, 2015 2:29 PM

Good luck Wheezie

Mar 17, 2015 8:14 PM

Thanks whitehawk

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