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what are the dangers of someone with multiple sclerosis taking steroids for bodybuilding?

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Dr. David Trettin
32 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Very dangerous: Do not use steroids to increase muscle strength or mass.Steroids are very dangerous and have many adverse side effects .A neurologist can clarify these risks in a patient w/ multiple sclerosis for you.!
Answered on Apr 26, 2014
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Avoid steroids: Steroids are a great tool for treating a relapse, but not an ongoing medication to control ms, and the potential risks far out way any benefit in body building. Am not seeing a medication to control your ms, and would highly recommend this be done asap.
Answered on Apr 26, 2014

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