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Can i catch multiple sclerosis?

3 doctor answers9 doctors weighed in
Dr. Virginia Simnad
Neurology 29 years experience
No: Ms is not a contagious disorder. It is a complex disease with genetic, environmental, and likely hormonal interplay.
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Dr. William Shaffer
Neurology 18 years experience
No: You don't catch ms. Moreover, it is not contagious.
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Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 53 years experience
No: MS is not an infectious disorder. Instead, there is varying genetic susceptibility triggered by environmental influences.
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