Hi, I was diagnosed with MS on monday 25th March 2013 which was a shock to the system and still is.
In December 2008 I lost my vision in my right eye which I left or a couple of weeks thinking it was nothing and would go away, but it didnt. I went to the GP as day to day life was becoming a struggle. I was sent to the eye hospital immediately and was given an appointment to see the neurologist the following morning who diagnosed optical neuritis. I was prescribed steriods by drip for three days and then high dose of streiods in tablet form. It did take time but eventually my sight fully returned but did have times when i would have a bit of blurred vision but has quick as it happened it came back. I did undertake a MRI scan which everything came back normal. I was discharged and carried on with no problems.
In October 2012 I had a funny sensation in my left arm and fingers, thinking nothing again left it alone and carried on after a couple of weeks it became unbearable and went to see my GP, who refered me to the neurologist whom carried out various balance tests etc and referred me for a MRI Scan which I had in January but I did’nt see anyone else till 25th March when i was diagnosed.
I am very confused on what to do next, I’m in process of starting up a new care business but feel that I may not get registered due to my MS. I also started a new job in February as a care assistant which I have been in the care industry for over 16 years and have never had any problems undertaking any tasks, but since taking on my new role in February I am finding my job very difficult. I feel very tired, my legs seem to cease up and find it very hard to walk, I go dizzy and find it hard to focus, this is a very demanding role and there is no time to rest when I need to. The job is 15 miles away from my home and find this is also stressful.
At present I seem to be getting other problems but don’t know if this all associated and fightened to see GP in case it’s just silly in my mind problems.
Sorry to have babbled on but just needed to blurt everything out as I feel I can’t discuss anything with anyone at the moment.
Any advise would be appreciated.