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How many people have multiple sclerosis?
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In brief: 200 cases each WK
It is estimated approximately 250, 000.
To 350, 000. People are affected in usa and 200 cases are diagnosed each week.

In brief: 200 cases each WK
It is estimated approximately 250, 000.
To 350, 000. People are affected in usa and 200 cases are diagnosed each week.
Dr. Addagada Rao
Dr. Addagada Rao
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Dr. Bennett Machanic
Unfortunately, the numbers are growing rapidly, and as of Spring 2014, estimates range 400,000 to 450,000.
Dr. Addagada Rao
Yes Dr Machanic you are right , that is the answer when I wrote , we all hope will decline . Thank you for your comment
Dr. Albert Pizzo
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Mult. Sclerosis
The number of people in north america with multipe sclerosis numbers approximately 300, 000.
The population of north america is approximately 528 million. More women than men have ms. Approx. 1.4 to 3.1 more females than men are afflicted.

In brief: Mult. Sclerosis
The number of people in north america with multipe sclerosis numbers approximately 300, 000.
The population of north america is approximately 528 million. More women than men have ms. Approx. 1.4 to 3.1 more females than men are afflicted.
Dr. Albert Pizzo
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In brief: >400,000
Not entirely clear regarding exact figures, but estimates suggest 400, 000 in the United States and 2.
5 million world-wide. However, the incidence of ms seems to be increasing in the United States, and in some states, it is thought to occur in 1 in 370 people.

In brief: >400,000
Not entirely clear regarding exact figures, but estimates suggest 400, 000 in the United States and 2.
5 million world-wide. However, the incidence of ms seems to be increasing in the United States, and in some states, it is thought to occur in 1 in 370 people.
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Dr. Bennett Machanic
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