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Queen City, MO
A 54-year-old female asked about a female:

Ms was diagnosed inoct. now using a cane, legs go numb. at first 1 spot in the brain and 4 in the spine. plasma transfusions done, what to try now?

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Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 52 years experience
Let's analyze : You indicate a 3-4 month progression with seemingly use of plasmapheresis, which suggests you did not respond to steroids or other acute therapies, and i note that you are not currently listing a disease modifying agent. I must wonder if you have a progressive form of ms or in fact, perhaps a variant form of neuromyelitis optics. Get opinion at local medical school ms clinic.

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