I’m a possible MS at present and seem to be in the middle of a new episode which started a week before the end of July with L foot parasthesia and L thumb and finger parasthesia. This progressed up my leg. I then one week later developed the hug with neruopathic pain on my L (at it’s wrost running from middle of my chest to middle of abdmoen and all way round back). I couldn’t sleep it was so painful to have anything touching me - even the bed or back of chair or clothes.
My bowel went awry (constipation and diarreah) and when I was wiping (blushes) felt like I couldn’t feel where I was wiping properly if that makes sense. I didn’t think to much of this at the time as was in so much pain with the hug. The hug thankfully has become intermittent (varying from a day to last a few seconds now) but I have also lately noticed I can’t feel much when my partner penetrates me. I thought maybe it was the position at first and tried moving etc but 3 weeks on it’s still the same - I can’t particularly feel much What have other people’s experiences been with numbness down there?
To muddy the water I did develop flu on saturday and very high temperature on monday but I don’t think this is all pseudo-flare as everything started a week before end of July. I saw the GP on tuesday to talk about the spasm and my bowels as I wasn’t sure if they were related or not and really also wanted some neuropathic meds to help next time I have the hug as I did almost cart myself to A&E I was in so much pain and am worried as I’m flying next week for a work conference. He decided it was ?IBS and has sent me for bloods and stools check and told me to take things over the counter for a bowel spasm.
I have a neuro review end of September which I’ve had to fight for because my MS specialist went on sabbatical - I’ve had to wait 1 year to be seen for my 6 month review.
I guess I’m feeling slightly frustrated with it all.