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shiftms-polls

The emotional impact of your MS diagnosis

Cast your mind back to that moment when you were sitting opposite your doctor and told “it’s multiple sclerosis”. Three words that are nothing short of life changing. When we speak to MSers about their diagnosis appointment, it’s clear that how those three words are delivered, and the care that im...

MS & trauma. On a scale of 1 to 5, with 1 being not traumatic at all and 5 being extremely traumatic, how would you rate the emotional impact of your MS diagnosis?

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Is my DMT working?

Woke up today morning with difficulty/pain swallowing. I’ve been on Tecfidera for 3 months since I got diagnosed. Does this mean my DMT is not working? Or are certain new symptoms normal even while on treatment?

Is my DMT working?

Woke up today morning with difficulty/pain swallowing. I’ve been on Tecfidera for 3 months since I got diagnosed. Does this mean my DMT is not working? Or are certain new symptoms normal even while on treatment?

Should I be concerned?

Can someone help me make sense of my neurology report. It states ‘A variety of inflammatory lesions periventricular in the deep white matter and throughout the corpuss callosum. She also has high intensity in the cervical and thoracic spine’. How serious is this and not sure how long iv had MS is it...

@BillySmith 

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BillySmith

How long did it take you to get diagnosed with MS?

We’ve just launched Shift.ms polls! Take part in the first poll below👇 *Bonus points if you can leave a comment and let me know: are you happy with how long it took?

How long did it take you to get diagnosed with MS?

Total answers: 2049

@BillySmith 

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Which MS symptom impacts your daily life the most?

Introducing this month's MS poll 👇 *brownie points if you comment below with your number one tip for dealing with your symptom 🍫

Which MS symptom impacts your daily life the most?

Total answers: 1562

@Ashleighwf 

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Ashleighwf

Driver license

Hi team, I thought I was doing the right thing by informing the dvla of my MS diagnosis, but they sent me a letter saying they are withdrawing my license for medical review?! Is this normal? Will I be able to drive going forward? Feeling really shit about this, like they just see MS and see warning...
London, United Kingdom

@Jack123 

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Jack123

Fatigue

How do you explain the fatigue to someone?
Maynooth, Ireland

@Lannilu 

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Lannilu

MS symptoms mistaken for CSF Leaking

Has anyone with MS had to deal with CSF Leaking in the spine due to myelin damage? And if so what were your symptoms and how are you dealing and or being treated for it?
Philadelphia, United States

@yorkshirelass69 

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yorkshirelass69

Hi

Hi everyone. I signed up a while ago. Decided to reconnect. Look forward to contributing and chatting to you all
Sheffield, UK