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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Variable: There is a broad range of symptoms, usual ones being visual problems, numbness, tingling and weakness. You may consult this site for more information ... Read More
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Dr. John Chiu
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57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Varies: MS symptoms vary greatly from person to person ranging from numbness to shooting pain. However the most common symptom is likely fatigue. If you ar ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
17 years experience Allergy and Immunology
MS: There is also a spinal tap looking for oligoclonal bands that can be done. And there are cases of ms that are treated even without all of the classic ... Read More
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Dr. Bennett Machanic
52 years experience Neurology
Suggestions: Your question is very timely. Some pts have MRI lesions visible only over the spinal cord. In the first year, spinal fluid may best confirm the diag ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frank McDonald
36 years experience Neurology
Variable: Ms affects different parts of the brain or spinal cord at different times so the symptoms depend on what part is affected. They can include weakness, ... Read More
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Dr. Olav Jaren
19 years experience Neurology
Symptoms of MS: MS symptoms may vary a lot. Numbness, weakness, or visual symptoms are common. Normally, there is loss of function. People often have attacks lasti ... Read More
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
52 years experience Neurology
Neurological problem: Initially, ms patients may present with loss of vision in one eye, problems with leg weakness, or difficulties with balance and coordination. Fatigue ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
52 years experience Neurology
Neurological problem: Initially, ms patients may present with loss of vision in one eye, problems with leg weakness, or difficulties with balance and coordination. Fatigue ... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
52 years experience Neurology
Varies among pts: Often loss of vision in one eye (optic neuritis), also loss of leg strength, in coordination or imbalance, and perhaps insidious fatigue and/cognitive ... Read More
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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
40 years experience Clinical Psychology
Various symptoms: Could be movement difficulties, one side or the other, vision, etc. Depends on what neurons (nerves) are effected. Please see you doc and try not to l ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
52 years experience Neurology
Varies among pts: Often loss of vision in one eye (optic neuritis), also loss of leg strength, in coordination or imbalance, and perhaps insidious fatigue and/cognitive ... Read More
A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Fisher
34 years experience Neurology
1st signs of MS: The first symptoms of MS vary from patient to patient. However, a common first symptom is fatigue: Not just tiredness, but disabling fatigue or "lassi ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
52 years experience Neurology
Yes, rather typical: If you were to have the relapsing/ remitting form of multiple sclerosis, you could experience your first episode, which might last a few weeks and mig ... Read More

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