Ok so, Im 28 and am still at the ‘possible ms’ / ‘isolated syndrome’ phase of diagnosis after lots of odd symptoms and MRI showing numerous areas of demyelination.
The problem being Im 34 weeks pregnant so certaain diagnostic tests like lumbar puncture have to wait!
My main concern is how long will they let an attack go on for. I initially began with a numb right shoulder around 4 months ago, which disappeared and quickly (just over 2 months ago) became numb tingly feet, this odd fuzzy cold and tingly sensation has spread up my legs all the way to just above my belly button, and my balance is terrible too meaning I walk stiff and stumble a lot.
Ive been lucky that due to being pregnant, Ive had consultants on hand to push me through the system to see whats wrong and within 3 weeks I had initial referal, MRI, results and already have my first appoiontment with a neurologist in 3 days time!! Consultant said if it wasnt for the pregnancy i wouldnt be anywhere close to even the first step by now.
How long can 1 attack go on for before they really need to do something…?? Obviously MS wont be diagnosed without remission and relapse… but Im starting to wonder if I’ll ever even reach remission phase!