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Group Homes For People With Multiple Sclerosis
Many : Not unique to present with visual loss in one eye, but could also see early loss of balance, weakness in legs, and peculiar numbness tingling and electrical sensations down the spine. Fatigue and cognitive issues could occur early. Disease is protean and may have numerous variations from person to person. ...Read more
A disorder causing usually episodic loss of myelin (demyelination) which disrupts function of central nervous system. Can lead to nerve damage because nerve requires myelin to function best. Classically relapsing and remitting or chronic and progressive. The former is characterized by transient neurological episodes of dysfunction separate in time and in space ...Read more
Complex: Chemotherapy is being modified to be used in multiple sclerosis and many monoclonal antibodies are being studied. These drugs affect the immune system by modulating or suppressing the immune cells which promote inflammation and ultimate damage. One such drug, lemtrada, may arrive this fall. ...Read more
Not necessarily: Current research suggest that if patients are treated with potent disease modifying agents, they should live a generally normal lifespan. ...Read more
Depends on type: Based on current data from health departments, the average age for diagnosis of relapsing remitting ms is 29 or 30 yrs of age.(85% of all ms). The primary progressive form occurs later, from about 35-40 yrs., and the childhood forms are quite variable, perhaps due to an immature immune system. ...Read more
Can person with multiple sclerosis leave a normal or healthier life as common people. Is there any cure for multiple sclerosis.
MS presents in: A variety of ways and there are lots of treatments but no cure at present. The covering of nerves erodes and communication between nerves can be come erratic, i.e., movement issues, vision issues, etc. Your doc and other health professionals can help you maximize your health. We all have limitations, some more obvious than others. Peace and good health. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is multiple sclerosis ever fatal? I’ve just been diagnosed with ms. My doctor says most people live normal lives, but what about those who don’t? Do some people die from it?
Do not worry: Multiple sclerosis is a treatable and controllable disorder, and typically, if treated appropriately, there is a normal lifespan. In this day and age, we have potent oral meds, and promising infusion agents, and more on the way. Work with a ms specialist, supplement vitamin d, take a potent disease modifying agent, and you should do very well indeed. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Is it safe for people who have multiple sclerosis to go under anesthesia for a mini tummy tuck? If I have ms, can I safely go under anesthesia in order to have a mini tummy tuck?
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