Please excuse what is probably a daft question…in limbo awaiting Neurology appt in October having been in hospital in July with bladder retention, weakness and partial loss of use of right leg and other less acute symptoms.
Was given IV Steroids for 3 days and after this I could use right leg again and started to wee ok-ish.
How do I know if steroids have worked to reduce inflammation on spinal cord?? Whilst they seem to have improved those symptoms, I have lots of new ones (and old ones) that have occurred since, and am confused.
Does this mean they worked, or they didn’t??
Have 2 spinal cord lesions and olicogonal bands in CSF.
Most of the ‘new’ symptoms are on my LEFT leg and foot, except for a return of tingling/odd sensations in my right arm and hand which I initially had a year ago but had gone away by February.
So is this the same lesion playing up ? Does a lesion cause nerves to become progressively damaged even once inflammation damped down therefore causing new symptoms from same lesion?
Confused to be honest!! Will be glad when next appt comes