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What's the best treatment to get rid of optic neuritis?
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Dr. Marcel Hungs
Neurology
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In brief: Steroids
We use often steroids in the acute setting.
Alternatives include also ivig and plasmapheresis. A detailed work up is necessary in order to prevent optic neuritis. Multiple sclerosis is often associated with optic neuritis and a preventive treatment approach is available.

In brief: Steroids
We use often steroids in the acute setting.
Alternatives include also ivig and plasmapheresis. A detailed work up is necessary in order to prevent optic neuritis. Multiple sclerosis is often associated with optic neuritis and a preventive treatment approach is available.
Dr. Marcel Hungs
Dr. Marcel Hungs
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In brief: Steroids
The most common cause of optic neuritis is demyelination, however there are several causes for demyelination.
Its is important to determine the cause, lyme's disease, multiple sclerosis, a post infectious demyelination, sarcoidosis, etc. Treatment of the swelling associated with the demyelination is with IV steroids, but you also need to treat the cause , if there is a specific treatment

In brief: Steroids
The most common cause of optic neuritis is demyelination, however there are several causes for demyelination.
Its is important to determine the cause, lyme's disease, multiple sclerosis, a post infectious demyelination, sarcoidosis, etc. Treatment of the swelling associated with the demyelination is with IV steroids, but you also need to treat the cause , if there is a specific treatment
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