Just signed up today, first post and I am in absolute bits.
I have an appointment with a neurologist on Tuesday and feel my best case scenario is an MS diagnosis, but the likelihood is an Motor Neuron disease diagnosis.
This all started about 4-5 weeks ago when I felt weakness in my right foot. Within 7-10 days, the foot is completely out of action other than the toes. ‘Foot drop’. Since then I have been having various cramps in both legs, twitching, numbness and tingling. My right wrist is now heading the same way and already struggling a little bit to grip things. Both the right hand and right foot get very cold and my calve and hamstring is tight on that side too.
I keep waking up in the middle of the night with some part of my body close to cramping and my right wrist, hand and fingers full of pins and needles, numb type feeling.
i know some of these symptoms can be present in MS, but they don’t sound like early symptoms, usually more progressive, particularly the foot drop. However, it all sounds like early symptoms of MND.
just looking for a little bit of support and guidance I guess. I am feeling sick with worry and on my own. I’m 34, male and don’t have many close friends. And support would be greatly appreciated.