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Possible MS from head injury that caused severe concussion?

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Dr. Olav Jaren
Neurology
2 doctors agree

In brief: MS / injury

Multiple sclerosis is not due to injury.
It is affected by genetics, sunlight exposure / vitamin D, and possibly by other factors. The causes are not known with certainty but injury is not one of them! You may find this information about concussions helpful: http://www.neurocuro.com/concussion/ Good luck!

In brief: MS / injury

Multiple sclerosis is not due to injury.
It is affected by genetics, sunlight exposure / vitamin D, and possibly by other factors. The causes are not known with certainty but injury is not one of them! You may find this information about concussions helpful: http://www.neurocuro.com/concussion/ Good luck!
Dr. Olav Jaren
Dr. Olav Jaren
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In brief: No relationship

Head injury does NOT cause MS

In brief: No relationship

Head injury does NOT cause MS
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Dr. Kevin Vaught
Neurosurgery

In brief: No

A head injury will not cause ms.

In brief: No

A head injury will not cause ms.
Dr. Kevin Vaught
Dr. Kevin Vaught
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Dr. Lynne Weixel
Clinical Psychology

In brief: TBI, not MS

Ms is a complicated disease process to the sheath around nerves - not caused by trauma.
But there are many conditions that can be developed as a result of injury / brain trauma. Also, it is possible to have the misfortune to suffer more than one bad thing. Diagnosis of ms is not easy, but it often does come clear with patient testing and evaluation. It is not from the injury though if it is there.

In brief: TBI, not MS

Ms is a complicated disease process to the sheath around nerves - not caused by trauma.
But there are many conditions that can be developed as a result of injury / brain trauma. Also, it is possible to have the misfortune to suffer more than one bad thing. Diagnosis of ms is not easy, but it often does come clear with patient testing and evaluation. It is not from the injury though if it is there.
Dr. Lynne Weixel
Dr. Lynne Weixel
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