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Symptoms of multiple sclerosis include optic neuritis, which is an inflammation of the nerves in the eye, fatigue, changes in sensation in the limbs, spasticity, muscle weakness, bladder control issues and Lhermitte's sign, which is an electrical sensation that runs down the back into the legs. If you are experiencing these symptoms, see your doctor immediately.

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One of the longest held MS myths was that pain is not a symptom of the disease. That myth has since been debunked. Neuropathic pain caused by disrupted nerve signals is quite common in MS, as is musculoskeletal pain caused by muscle spasms or physical stress on joints and muscles caused by weakness or poor coordination. Fortunately,…

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Lisa Emrich, Health Guide, answered Right thumb and index finger twitching,… Hi Cate, Please take a few deep breaths. Unusual sensations…

06/06/16

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Lisa Emrich, Health Guide, commented on Pain and MS:¬†Neuropathic Pain Hi LoisI have experience similar types of neuropathic pain, but nothing quite like what…

04/09/16

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Lisa Emrich, Health Guide, answered Does multiple sclerosis cause leg pain? Hi sexc_chickie003, muscle tightness and spasticity can be caused by MS.…

03/03/16

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Lisa Emrich, Health Guide, answered i have no strenth in legs cannot squat … Hi lizc2u, Like you I cannot squat easily; but it has more to do with…

11/07/15

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