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I was diagnosed with ME about 9 years ago but probably had for a few years prior. However, over the last couple of years I have started having extreme numbness and pins and needles, often causing weirdly pain, in my right hand/arm, especially after rest. I have an electric shock feeling going through both my hands several times a day also. Occasionally a tight feeling around my rib cage. My feet have become number as well as occasionally face numbness and other areas of my body. Otherwise just the typical fatigue, brain fog, muscle aches etc etc that I have with ME. My question is, do you think I may have MS not ME? My right arm is the worse and getting more severe. Struggling to use at times. I am awaiting a neurologist appointment.
Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME) is often associated with abnormal sensations, including painful sensations. Determining whether these symptoms are potentially related to Multiple Sclerosis (MS) requires a thorough evaluation with an MS specialist.
Revere P (Rip) Kinkel, MDProfessor of Clinical Neurosciences
Director of the Multiple Sclerosis Program
Clinical Neurosciences Director
University of California San Diego
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