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How might multiple sclerosis be contracted or developed after a fall?

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Dr. Douglas Fronzaglia
Internal Medicine - Geriatrics
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In brief: Cause and effect...

Though MS can not be contracted from a fall or similar trauma, muscle weakness and poor coordination may be an early presentation of the disease.

In brief: Cause and effect...

Though MS can not be contracted from a fall or similar trauma, muscle weakness and poor coordination may be an early presentation of the disease.
Dr. Douglas Fronzaglia
Dr. Douglas Fronzaglia
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In brief: No

Trauma never causes MS.
However, additional injury can create added disability if one already has MS.

In brief: No

Trauma never causes MS.
However, additional injury can create added disability if one already has MS.
Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Dr. J. patrick Tokarz
Family Medicine

In brief: NO

No.

In brief: NO

No.
Dr. J. patrick Tokarz
Dr. J. patrick Tokarz
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