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How do I know if I have multiple sclerosis?
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Dr. Julian Bragg
Neurology
3 doctors agree
In brief: Can be tricky
Multiple sclerosis is a very difficult disease to diagnose, because the symptoms can be so variable from person to person.
Classically, it presents as discrete attacks of symptoms (vision loss, weakness, numbness, etc) that each wane over a few weeks. Definitive diagnosis can be made by a neurologist, usually with a combination of physical exam, lumbar puncture, and mri.

In brief: Can be tricky
Multiple sclerosis is a very difficult disease to diagnose, because the symptoms can be so variable from person to person.
Classically, it presents as discrete attacks of symptoms (vision loss, weakness, numbness, etc) that each wane over a few weeks. Definitive diagnosis can be made by a neurologist, usually with a combination of physical exam, lumbar puncture, and mri.
Dr. Julian Bragg
Dr. Julian Bragg
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In brief: Diagnosis
If you have a history of neurological symptoms which vary from time to time, and your doctor's exam shows problems, and an MRI suggests MS, this could well be the answer. To find out whether your issues involve MS, seek out a neurologist and get an answer.

In brief: Diagnosis
If you have a history of neurological symptoms which vary from time to time, and your doctor's exam shows problems, and an MRI suggests MS, this could well be the answer. To find out whether your issues involve MS, seek out a neurologist and get an answer.
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology
In brief: Ask your doctor
Diagnosis of multiple sclerosis involved multiple steps and should not be made casually.
If you have any concerns, please talk to your doctor.

In brief: Ask your doctor
Diagnosis of multiple sclerosis involved multiple steps and should not be made casually.
If you have any concerns, please talk to your doctor.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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