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sudden onset multiple sclerosis

A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience in Neurology
Not yet: To date, we do not possess such a miracle. However, we now are developing amazing medicines to control the disease. It is always best to start treat ... Read More

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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience in 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
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience in Neurology
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 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
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
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Variable: Please consult this site for information on early symptoms of MS http://www.webmd.com/multiple-sclerosis/guide/multiple-sclerosis-symptoms Wish you go ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience in Neurology
Varies, but often: The disease can present with loss of vision in one eye, electrical tingling on bending the neck, unexplained imbalance or falling, leg weakness and/or ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Djamchid Lotfi
57 years experience in Neurology
Read below: The classical visual loss is sudden diminution of vision in one eye usually accompanied by some pain. This could be mild or severe and may reverse to ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Dissin
38 years experience in Neurology
Prog.disease: There is a variant form of MS that is very aggressive that can lead to coma or death. However most of the other forms do not have such a grave prognos ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience in Neurology
Nonspecific: Jerky arm movements could be a sign of cerebellar ataxia, but could also represent a variety of tremors, chorea, myoclonus, and even focal seizure act ... Read More
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A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bikash Bose
44 years experience in Neurosurgery
No: It would be very unusual and extremely unlikely .
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Djamchid Lotfi
57 years experience in Neurology
Can coexist: Sciatica is common so it can coexist with many other conditions without being etiologically connected.
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gael Yonnet
14 years experience in Neurology
See answer below: Some of the neuropsychiatric issues that can be associated with MS include depression, anxiety, as well as a spectrum of cognitive problems such as im ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience in Neurology
Not necessarily : Ms has been said to shorten life span, and untreated this is correct, but several studies have supported normal life if appropriate potent meds are em ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kalyn Diamond
13 years experience in Clinical Psychology
Early signs of: Dementia include short term memory loss, difficulty performing familiar tasks, changes in mood, behavior, or personality, word-finding difficulties, d ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience in Neurology
Explanation: It is not an either or, but rather a statistical risk. Optic neuritis can turn out to be clinically definite ms in about 20-50% of people. If there ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience in Neurology
Not similar diseases: Als is very different, and is a disease of "mis-folded proteins" like alzheimers and parkinson's, and all of these affect older people. Ms is an autoi ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience in Ophthalmology
Various: Multiple sclerosis (ms) can affect any innervated part of the body. So it can cause muscle weakness, sensory changes, vision, hearing, taste and any ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alon Seifan
12 years experience in Neurology
Miswiring: Complex partial seizures involve alterations of consciousness without generalization of motor symptoms to involve the whole body. Any structural irri ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Stern
45 years experience in Cardiology
Possibly: They may represent an aneurysm that is leaking, which may lead to a devastating bleed or they may just be tension headache. Go to a neurologist to get ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Virginia Simnad
27 years experience in Neurology
Not usually: Ms is a chronic neurological condition, characterized by episodes of neurological disability of variable severity and recovery. A minority of inidivi ... Read More
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rawan Tarawneh
17 years experience in Neurology
Very very rarely!: Different types of neuralgia can be seen in ms including occipital neuralgia. Almost all of the time, these occur in patients who have already been di ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rawan Tarawneh
17 years experience in Neurology
Many possible causes: There are several well-known conditions that can result in absence seizures in this age group. Some like juvenile myoclonic epilepsy are genetic. You ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience in Neurology
No: (excuse me, but i thought it caused "blindness".) do not worry, there is absolutely no relationship with masturbation and lupus or ms. If it were th ... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
33 years experience in Ophthalmology
No: Optic nerve head drusen do not cause vascular events. Loss of vision due a vascular event is a serious problem that may be a warning sign for a life- ... Read More

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