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What are the chances of having multiple sclerosis? How common is it?

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In brief: Not uncommon

There are estimated to be 400,000 cases in USA, but I think figure is far higher. The incidence in my home state of Colorado is considered to be about 1/500-1/545, and prior statistics were about 1/900, so disease seems to be more often diagnosed these days.

In brief: Not uncommon

There are estimated to be 400,000 cases in USA, but I think figure is far higher. The incidence in my home state of Colorado is considered to be about 1/500-1/545, and prior statistics were about 1/900, so disease seems to be more often diagnosed these days.
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