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is there a cure for multiple sclerosis?

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Dr. Virginia Simnad
27 years experience Neurology
No: Treatments are aimed at slowing down the disease activity, supporting symptoms, and improving quality of life long-term.
Answered on Apr 1, 2018
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Dr. Jack Mutnick
16 years experience Allergy and Immunology
MS: There is no cure but there are many treatment options. Your rheumatologist is best suited to assist you with making decisions with you for the best treatment possible.
Answered on Apr 11, 2015
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Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Transcription error? You mean neurologist?
Apr 11, 2015
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Numerous meds now: We do not yet have the full-blown cure, but we do very well indeed with control. Newer more potent medications are here, and many patients are finding stability. Tysabri, (natalizumab) gilenya, tec-federa, and even Aubagio are supplanting the prior self-injectables. We have even found vitamin d supplements to make a big difference.
Answered on Feb 15, 2016
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Dr. Daniela Torres
Specializes in Medicina General
No: Sadly there’s no cure available for MS. It’s an autoimmune disease, that means that your own immune system targets in MS, the myelin around the neurons axons, by error cause its not meant to be inside the brain it does not recognize it, this slows dow the synapse and leads to ms symptoms. There are many testaments available. Field: clinical neurologist
Answered on Jun 28, 2019

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