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How does multiple sclerosis spread to other parts of the body

A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brad Bobrin
25 years experience Psychiatry
Immune system: Ms is thought to be mosly caused when the immune system attacks the cells which make the white matter covering on neurons. Since the immune system is ... Read More

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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Arms, legs, vision..: Multiple sclerosis is a chronic disease that damages the central nervous system {the brain, spinal cord, and optic (eye) nerves}. Ms symptoms can be m ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Brain & nerve damage: Multiple sclerosis is a chronic disease that damages the central nervous system {the brain, spinal cord, and optic (eye) nerves}. MS symptoms can be m ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Unclear re question: If you are asking how to stabilize ms, and keep things from getting worse, a little advice: 1. Need potent med 2. Aerobic exercise regularly. 3. Lo ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Shackson
32 years experience Psychiatry
Diagnosis/symptoms: Brain lesions are the actual physical changes in the structure of the brain or individual cells of the brain that account for the psychiatric symptoms ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gamal Boutros
38 years experience Neurology
Yes!: Numbness and tingling is very common symptom of ms, also movement like tremors or other movement can be symptoms--some sensory symptom make you move-- ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
?exacerbation/relaps: Sounds like your MS is poorly controlled, and maybe causing a movement disorder. Certainly get symptom treatment, but also make sure that you take a ... Read More
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Fisher
33 years experience Neurology
You didn't and No: 1) Allergic reactions don't cause "pins and needles" or "nerve pain" (whatever that means). They cause rash, itching and swelling. Whatever kind of re ... Read More
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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Feola
30 years experience Internal Medicine
MS WORK UP: Yes, relapsing-remitting MS. In the MS work up, of a younger female patient presenting with vertigo /gait instability/numbness. And on exam there is h ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Find MS specialist: We have potent and effective meds these days, especially Gilenya and tysabri, (natalizumab) and dietary measures, vitamin supplements, avoidance of sm ... Read More

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