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I have multiple sclerosis and I have seemed forget the last two hours. Normal?

I have multiple sclerosis and I have seemed forget the last two hours. Normal?

See neurologist: At least 65% of all ms patients suffer some cognitive issues, and forgetfulness is far from unique, but your description might raise spectre of a seizure and postictal confusion. Both problems can be treated and controlled, but have your doc evaluate. ...Read more

Sclerosis (Definition)

We neurologists employ the term to describe localized damage involving the central nervous system, and sclerosis means scarring. If in many areas, might be multiple sclerosis. If affecting the motor nerve cell, ...Read more


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What to do if I have multiple sclerosis and I have seemed forget the last two hours?

What to do if I have multiple sclerosis and I have seemed forget the last two hours?

Possible seizure: Although rather uncommon at about 8%, would get EEG to r/o seizure activity. Other problems could cause forgetfulness, so have your doctor evaluate a spectrum of causes, even considering a sleep disorder. ...Read more

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Is it risky for someone with Multiple Sclerosis to be around someone who recovered from MRSA within the last 5 months?

Is it risky for someone with Multiple Sclerosis to be around someone who recovered from MRSA within the last 5 months?

VARIABLE RISKS: The MS itself does not usually cause an infection risk without compromise of specific areas, such as increased risk of urinary tract infections, or demise from pneumonia. Bigger issue involves our potent medications which may suppress the immune system. Recovery from MRSA appears to provide no problem, as unlikely residual infectivity. ...Read more

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Dr. What if on last MRI the lesions of multiple sclerosis disappear? is that means that I'm healed ?yeah I'm the patient

Dr. What if on last MRI the lesions of multiple sclerosis disappear? is that means that I'm  healed ?yeah I'm the patient

Comments: The MRI lesions in MS do NOT typically "disappear", and if this has happened, you did NOT have MS. Get a neurological consultation, but under the circumstances truly doubt your original diagnosis. ...Read more

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How does a multiple sclerosis twitch feel? How long does it last? More than one?

How does a multiple sclerosis twitch feel? How long does it last? More than one?

Generic answer: Not sure what you mean by "twitch". The face can flicker due to facial myokymia, which may be a lesion in the brainstem. Electrical shocks in upper back or chest, can indicate problems within spinal cord in neck. An MS hug can represent abnormal tightness over chest or abdomen due to spinal cord lesion. Short circuiting can result in brief tonic spasms. Each needs different approaches. ...Read more

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I have a primary progressive multiple sclerosis and for the last three months I have had uncontrollable frustrating itchingtopical cream's prescribed ?

I have a primary progressive multiple sclerosis and for the last three months I have had uncontrollable frustrating itchingtopical cream's prescribed ?

Itching not MS: Need to evaluate what medications you are taking, and even whether you have a contact dermatitis due to detergent or fabric. MS doesn't cause itching or rashes, but allergies, chemicals, and medications do cause such items. ...Read more

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Dr. What if on last MRI the lesions of multiple sclerosis disappear? is that means that the patient healed Or the mylenation occurs again??

Dr. What if on last MRI the lesions of multiple sclerosis disappear? is that means that the patient healed Or the mylenation occurs again??

Please repost: Are YOU the patient? Because the likelihood of MS in an 18-year-old non-Caucasian male is extremely small. Who is the patient? ...Read more

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Multiple sclerosis - how long does blurred vision last?

Multiple sclerosis - how long does blurred vision last?

Unkown: Every case is different and their is no set answer. Often it can be permanent without any recovery. This needs to be evaluated and followed by an ophthalmologist. Even with return to any extent there can be relapses or other problems affecting vision. This can occur even with the ms in remission under treatment. ...Read more

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I have multiple sclerosis and have had 22 mri's with gadolinum in the last 10 years. Does this put me risk of cancer?

I have multiple sclerosis and have had 22 mri's with gadolinum in the last 10 years.  Does this put me risk of cancer?

Probably not: Gadolinium is a paramagnetic substance that enhances MRI images when given intravenously. It is not clearly associated with any cancers. It is largely inert in humans and completely eliminated from the system in a fairly short period of time, though in patients with kidney failure there are rare cases of kidney damage from repeated injection. ...Read more

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Multiple Sclerosis (Definition)

Multiple sclerosis is a progressive disease that interferes with the functioning of the central nervous system and brain. Symptoms include numbness, impairment of speech and of muscular coordination, blurred ...Read more