Hi, I posted on here 4 years ago when this all started, just all the usual symptoms, pins and needles in left leg face and head on fire, dizziness, memory problems, slurring speech, numerous UTI’s, elastic band feeling around left leg and numerous more weird stuff. I went for a MRI scan which showed everything was normal and after a discussion with the Neuro we decided not to go for a LP as I was quite scared of this. Over the years my pins and needles have never went away but I have never felt as bad as I did when all my symptoms first appeared. In May I lost around 10lbs within a couple of weeks without trying and have had some of the symptoms back again including extreme fatigue. I’m never in pain apart from a couple of times my back has been playing up. My GP sent me to see the Neuro again and I was lucky enough to get a very nice lady who was very thorough, in fact I was in there for around an hour, she has put me forward for another MRI but told me that this time I MUST agree to a LP also. My MRI will include the spine this time, last time it was only the head. I am very claustrophobic and worry about being able to stay inside it for so long, I believe it takes around an hour? I am even more worried about the LP so any advice regarding this would be appreciated. I am scared of the headache and in case anything goes wrong as I had severe back pain growing up as a child and wonder if this will trigger it off again. I wasn’t allowed an epidural whilst giving birth because of this. My local hospital is Aberdeen so wonder what MRI they use there. By the way, this site is such a help to people the advice and encouragement is lovely to see. Thanks in advance.