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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience in Neurology
Loss of nerve cover: Myelin acts as an insulation and covers nerves both in central and peripheral nervous systems, and the above term implies loss of myelin. This is oft ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience in Psychiatry
Demyelination: Some causes are Inflammation, Viral infection, Metabolic problems, Lack of oxygen, Physical compression.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience in Neurology
Loss of insulation: Nerve fibers have a central axon insulated by myelin covering. Demyelination is damage to the myelin, and typically experienced in multiple sclerosis ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald McCarren
35 years experience in Neurology
Lack of blood flow: Causing a loss of myelin in the central nervous system. This condition is most commonly seen in the periventricular white matter in both hemispheres. ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gael Yonnet
14 years experience in Neurology
See answer below: There are several demyelinating disease in the central nervous system. Among those, adem (acute disseminated encephalomyelitis), nmo (neuro myelitis o ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregg Vagner
23 years experience in Hand Surgery
Yes and no: Demyelination refers to damage to a nerve that causes the myelin sheaths (which help conduct electricity faster along nerves) to either shrink or go a ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Priyanka Chaudhry
10 years experience in Neurology
Demyelination : Take your disease modifying medications such as Avonex (interferon beta 1a) /copaxone whatever is prescribed. In general patients with ms do better in ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carla Enriquez
49 years experience in Pediatrics
Yes: Demyelination can begin insidiously and without symptoms early in the course of these illnesses. Why do you ask?
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience in Neurology
Characteristic: Demyelination refers to damage to the coverings of the nerves in the brain and spinal cord, and is very characteristic of the inflammatory process tha ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shari Jackson
20 years experience in Radiology
Usually: Most people with demyelinating disease of the brain (ms) do experience any of a wide variety of neurologic symptoms (e.g., visual changes, numbness/ti ... Read More
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