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What is multiple sclerosis

A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Rhoades
47 years experience in Family Medicine
Here is brief summar: MS is a nerve disorder caused by destruction of the insulating layer surrounding neurons in the brain and spinal cord. This insulation, called myelin, ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
40 years experience in Internal Medicine
Multiple sclerosis increases the chances of:: Fecal incontinence in adults, Gastroparesis, Narcolepsy, Ringing in ears, Trigeminal neuralgia, Urinary incontinence, Fecal incontinence, Underactiv ... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pavle Repovic
Specializes in Neurology
Multiple : Multiple sclerosis (ms) is a disease of the central nervous system (brain, spinal cord and optic nerves) that is driven primarily by the immune system ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience in Neurology
Autoimmune mediated: Disorder affecting brain, spinal cord, and nerves to eyes, occurring in genetically susceptible individuals who encounter environmental triggers. Inf ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience in Neurology
Definition: Ms is an autoimmune disorder, associated with genetic and environmental influences. But we know that 99.5% of patients have had exposure to ebstein-b ... 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 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jonathan Dissin
38 years experience in Neurology
Immunologic disorder: Ms is an immunologic disorder most commonly occurring in young adults. It is more common in northern latitudes, less common towards the equator. The i ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience in Neurology
Autoimmune: Ms is a disease where the immune system attacks the coverings of nerves in the brain and spinal cord. Susceptibility due to heredity and environment ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Djamchid Lotfi
57 years experience in Neurology
Unknown: Multiple sclerosis is a central nervous system disorder caused by the still unknown interplay of genetics, environment and immunology.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience in Neurology
Am unclear here: What are you asking? I have no clue what the term "legent" means or refers to. Could you rephrase your question and provide more detail?

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