Tuesday, June 2, 2009

The Same/New Test

I went to the physical therapist yesterday (Monday). I went through the run down of my symptoms, problems, things doctors had said and things they had not said.

She wrote everything down then leaned back in her chair and asked if I had been tested for anything. "Ya, I was tested for MS but that came back as all clear."

She explained how I needed an MRI of the full spine yada yada yada. Lots of medical stuff that is boring.

I asked her what made my symptoms so alarming to her and others I have talked to, why did they always think MS and not just a bad back? She said because of my age, I'm the perfect age to have MS, because there was no trauma AND because the fact that when I tilt my head forward my leg and hand tingles. That is a symptom of MS.

So I'm thinking in order to have complete peace of mind I might seek out the whole shabang and go through the whole rigamarow just to make sure.

If I think about it and lay it all out there, it all makes sense. Well, it all makes sense to go either way; MS or just a bad back.

So that is where I am, I am going to get tested. It probably will not be in the immediate future seeing as how most doctors are full for months. So we'll see...

3 comments:

  1. His grace is sufficient!

    Amy

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  2. You are in my prayers. I can imagine how scary and frustrating this whole process is.

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  3. We are praying for you and your family. Let us know if we can do anything.

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