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multiple sclerosis loss of appetite

A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience in Neurology
Suggest alternative : Have never heard of or seen a MS patient experience "insatiable appetite", but not unique for a diabetic presentation, and may be seen with lesions of ... Read More

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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience in Neurology
Rather unlikely: This presentation would sway me to consider onset of diabetes, or an alternative problem involving the hypothalamus, such as a secondary medication ef ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Simon
37 years experience in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Not really: Diagnosis often happens years after symptoms first start. Best treatments will,start early and limit symptoms and perhaps save brain tissue, but waiti ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gamal Boutros
38 years experience in Neurology
Multiple sclerosis: Inflamation attack on myelin covering nerves can attack any group of neuron so could give motor problems like loss of use of limbs.
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Cause not known: The cause/etiology of MS has not been elucidated. The damage in MS is due to demyelenation of nerve fibers in the central nervous system. It is like ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amin Ashrafzadeh
23 years experience in Ophthalmology
Demyelinating nerves: Ms is a demylinating disease. Think of it as the mylin is to the nerve as the insulating plastic to wires. When mylin is lost from the nerve cells, ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
It can: Lesions of MS are present at multiple locations in the brain and spinal cord. Depending on the anatomic location of the lesions, a person could lose ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gael Yonnet
14 years experience in Neurology
See answer below: Absolutely. The spectrum of MS symptoms is wide and anything can be seen with MS depending on where CNS lesions are located. On occasions, someone may ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
59 years experience in Family Medicine
MS/ weight loss: If you are overweight, then gradual weight loss on a nutritious diet might help you. Be sure to lose weight under the direction of your doctor, and t ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Yanik
31 years experience in Ophthalmology
Long list: The differential diagnosis for this question is quite long. It is best to see an ophthalmologist.

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