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What is relapse remitting ms?
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Dr. Olav Jaren
Neurology
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In brief: RRMS
Relapsing-remitting MS is the most common form of MS.
In this, there are episodic "attacks" or relapses of symptoms interfering with neurological function. These could affect vision, movement, sensation, speaking, coordination, bowel or bladder function, etc. Normally these attacks last 2-3 days. They often are treatable and the symptoms resolve.

In brief: RRMS
Relapsing-remitting MS is the most common form of MS.
In this, there are episodic "attacks" or relapses of symptoms interfering with neurological function. These could affect vision, movement, sensation, speaking, coordination, bowel or bladder function, etc. Normally these attacks last 2-3 days. They often are treatable and the symptoms resolve.
Dr. Olav Jaren
Dr. Olav Jaren
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In brief: The most common type
This is the most common type (85% of cases), which describes the clinical course of episodes of neurological impairment lasting greater than 24 hours (more typically days to weeks) followed by recovery either fully or left with residual disability.

In brief: The most common type
This is the most common type (85% of cases), which describes the clinical course of episodes of neurological impairment lasting greater than 24 hours (more typically days to weeks) followed by recovery either fully or left with residual disability.
Dr. Virginia Simnad
Dr. Virginia Simnad
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In brief: Classical MS
MS is an autoimmune disorder of brain, spinal cord and eye causing disability in younger females and less often males The R/R form most common with attacks and resolutions as the main pattern leading to permanent issues.
May avoid if use potent meds

In brief: Classical MS
MS is an autoimmune disorder of brain, spinal cord and eye causing disability in younger females and less often males The R/R form most common with attacks and resolutions as the main pattern leading to permanent issues.
May avoid if use potent meds
Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Dr. Walter Husar
Neurology
In brief: A course of disease
Multiple sclerosis is a chronic, demyelinating disease of the central nervous system.
Your individual disease is unique for you. There are several descriptive terms used to classify course of disease -- relapsing/remitting, benign sensory, secondary progressive, etc. They are unique entities, and one individual can move from a relapsing pattern to a progressive pattern.

In brief: A course of disease
Multiple sclerosis is a chronic, demyelinating disease of the central nervous system.
Your individual disease is unique for you. There are several descriptive terms used to classify course of disease -- relapsing/remitting, benign sensory, secondary progressive, etc. They are unique entities, and one individual can move from a relapsing pattern to a progressive pattern.
Dr. Walter Husar
Dr. Walter Husar
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Dr. Jack Mutnick
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
In brief: Relapsing MS
This is an even more difficult to control ms because the patient continues to have relapses and/or flares of the disease that is not controlled by the medications and often requires further breakthrough meds for the acute flares.

In brief: Relapsing MS
This is an even more difficult to control ms because the patient continues to have relapses and/or flares of the disease that is not controlled by the medications and often requires further breakthrough meds for the acute flares.
Dr. Jack Mutnick
Dr. Jack Mutnick
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