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Is Ms Curable
Mysis25.She did MRI and in report stated ms. Dr asked for MRI neck. She dos not feel any taste for 1week. Is MS curable?
A few responses: Ms is a treatable and controllable disorder if appropriate medication is employed. A true cure is near. Recommend first confirming diagnosis with an experienced neurologist, then starting with either tysabri (natalizumab) or Gilenya depending upon severity, supplementing vitamin d-3, using low fat, low salt diet, and avoiding cigarette smoke. She should do well if the above steps are taken. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Mysister25.Nogenetic for mri. She does not feel taste for 1 week. And loosebalancenot seriously. She didmri for head report mention ms.Isms curable?
Current state: Am concerned that she may well have MS, and if so, needs immediate initiation of a disease modifying agent. MS is not curable but is definitely controllable in most cases if potent medication and treatment is used. Delays can result in unsatisfactory outcomes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have ms.And one of the doctors had me told that he can cure MS with stem cell.Is it true?So why all the doctors in whole world say its not curable?
Who is that Dr?: So far, there is little advancement in the area of stem cells, and unlikely, that we will begin using this therapy for several years. There is no current cure for ms, but many valuable therapies to control the disease. If your doctor claims he has a stem cell cure, please have him publicize it, so all can share in this breakthrough. ...Read more
Who gets MS: People everywhere may develop multiple sclerosis. It most often starts between ages 20-40. Cases of teenagers and older adults are less common. It is more common in climates that are cold, cloudy, and located in far northern or far southern latitudes. Family history and smoking are related to MS, but are not the cause. MS is relatively rare, it is present in only 2 million people worldwide ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes..but low ..: Even in identical twins, the incidence is only 20-35%, thus environmental factors (infections such as epstein virus, geography, vitamin d deficiency? +others factors, unknown) play more important role than genetic in development of ms..There is still much ongoing research in this area and hopefully will shed more light in the years ahead. It is a difficult one if you have ms, best of luck to you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Benign MS: About 15% of people with MS have only 1-2 attacks of neurological deficit, otherwise, they have an entirely normal life. This is the case even if they are not treated for MS. It would be nice to know how to predict who will have such a clinical course. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Process: History and physical exam suggests the diagnosis. MRI films demonstrating old and new lesions together, scattered about the brain white matter, can be confirmatory, and lesions in both brain and spinal cord can clinch the diagnosis. Spinal fluid often useful if the films are ambiguous, and blood studies are obtained to exclude other disorders which may mimic MS. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers