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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?

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 more

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Mysister25.Nogenetic for mri. She does not feel taste for 1 week. And loosebalancenot seriously. She didmri for head report mention ms.Isms curable?

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 more

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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?

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

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Who gets ms?

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 more

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Is MS common?

Is MS common?

Millions have MS: MS is thought to affect greater than 2.3 million people worldwide. There are about 2.5 per 100,000 new cases that develop per year. ...Read more

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Is MS hereditary?

Is MS hereditary?

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 more

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What is benign ms?

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 more

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How is MS diagnosed?

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 more

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What is advanced ms?

See below: This discription likely reflects progressive stage disease with an accumulation of neurological disability. ...Read more

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What are some signs of ms?

What are some signs of ms?

MS: The MS patient , more frequently present with blurred vision, one extremity , or both difficult, loss equilibrium, poor concentration, anxious, imbalance , difficult to sleep, numbness one side or bilateral. ...Read more

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