A 36-year-old male asked:
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can post viral syndrome following shingles cause body wide neurological issues? i am a 36 year old man with a normal brain mri worried about ms.

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Dr. Julie Abbott
44 years experience Preventive Medicine
While there have..: ...probably been cases where this sequence of events was thought to be associated, this is not a common identifiable pathway for MS to develop. Millions of cases of post-viral syndrome or shingles occur without resulting in MS. The normal brain MRI is reassuring. I would definitely not worry about this. Continue to work with your doctor for diagnosis and treatment. Good wishes:)
Answered on Aug 17, 2015
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