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There was a famous comedian who caught fire. He died of MS a few years ago. Were his cocaine use and MS related?

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Dr. Luis Villaplana
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In brief: No

No correlation. Prior used to also drink a lot.
His habits might have made his MS worse to control but they didn't cause it.

In brief: No

No correlation. Prior used to also drink a lot.
His habits might have made his MS worse to control but they didn't cause it.
Dr. Luis Villaplana
Dr. Luis Villaplana
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In brief: NOT DIRECTLY

Cocaine does not cause MS, but could be a significant co-morbidity, and cause additional neurological symptoms, such as arteritis of brain blood vessels.

In brief: NOT DIRECTLY

Cocaine does not cause MS, but could be a significant co-morbidity, and cause additional neurological symptoms, such as arteritis of brain blood vessels.
Dr. Bennett Machanic
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