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A 57-year-old female asked:

Hi, based on the sym and non specific white matters i been given tecfidera is there anything i should worry? i was told is ms & other conditions been rolled out.emg test weak nerve signal on right leg. thanks?

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Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 54 years experience
Your brief post is somewhat confusing. Tecfidera is a modestly effective drug used in early MS, but you state that MS is "ruled out". And have no clue about the EMG. Suggest a second opinion from a local neurologist at a nearby medical school to sort this out. Sometimes, spinal fluid analysis is required to clarify.
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