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A 55-year-old female asked:

hi, what's benign ms? does it mean early stage of ms? and what percentage of people with fibromyalgia have ms too? thanks

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Unclear question: Benign MS is not a medically recognized term. In US there are about a million people with MS and and about 10 million with Fibromyalgia, some are likely to have both, but there is no know etiological similarity between the two. Wish you good health!

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