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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 52 years experience
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
Dr. Walter Husar
Neurology 33 years experience
Need to know more: Will really need to know more about what your symptoms are. Initially, you should discuss your concerns with your primary care physician. Then an appr... Read More

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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 52 years experience
Variable.: If you have identical twin with MS, about 30%, but if no relative and you live north of latitudes 39-42, could be as high as 1 in 545 in the general p... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegabanswered
Allergy and Immunology 40 years experience
Multiple sclerosis : First, I wish you will get better and get over this disease, and that can't be achieved without specialists supervision, neurologists and other physic... Read More
Dr. Karen Butler
Family Medicine 21 years experience
Well: First of all you should have a primary doctor that you can talk to and have any and all of your questions answered. Now with regards to medication. Do... Read More
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 52 years experience
This is very complex and cannot be fully addressed here in space allowed. We cannot predict when, or if, inactive MS might flare or progress. If you... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gary Wang
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 40 years experience
MS and exercise. : The only dangerous is over exercise the partially functional muscles. That might induce pain. Avoid too heavy is the key to prevent the problem.
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 52 years experience
Part of a team: Your family doctor is usually the doc who makes the referrals and is often the one who helps treat complications, such as urinary tract infections, fa... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Virginia Simnad
Neurology 28 years experience
No: Ms is not a contagious disorder. It is a complex disease with genetic, environmental, and likely hormonal interplay.
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. J. patrick Tokarz
Specializes in Family Medicine
Worse: Many patients with MS fell worse in the heat.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Olav Jaren
Neurology 19 years experience
Charcot: The French neurologist Charcot is credited with identifying MS as a distinct entity for the first time.
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Virginia Simnad
Neurology 28 years experience
Detective Work: No one diagnostic study can stand alone to conclusively diagnose ms. A neurologist must be a detective, hunting out clues from symptoms suggesting abn... Read More

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