I had my first set of MRIs in 2010, and just did my second set last month. Both sets completely negative for lesions or inflammation. My MS clinic doc has my diagnosis as TM (transverse myelitis) currently, even though my history is atypical for TM, as my disease is more progressive. I never have remissions, unless you count an hour or two every month or so where I actually do not notice my symptoms. My symptoms are mainly in my legs and feet, and they are getting worse. I also suffer the fog, the hug, and extreme exhaustion.
I was wondering if anyone else is living with a diagnosis but negative tests.
I was also wondering if anyone else is unable to use the standard MS meds for pain, spasms, etc. I have tried the list, and they greatly exacerbate my Crohn's symptoms and I can't use them.
I am feeling at a loss. I do stretching and meditation, but so far any attempt at real exercise is met with Crohn's issues. I feel so screwed. I will be 61 in January and the entire decade of my 50's was lost to worsening health. How do those of you with multiple issues deal from day to day? I am not sure I am up to another decade of this . . . or worse.
And for the first time in my life, my home is showing signs that someone living in it is not doing well. I need to downsize, and get rid of stuff, but am overwhelmed with the idea of even where to begin.
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