It's good to see you back! I've come across a number of folks who have two generations of MS in their family. Mostly woman talking about their mothers who have/had MS. I don't think that I've come across a family with 3 generations yet. Could certainly happen, but I can't point you in the direction of anybody specific. Sorry.
How are you doing with your diagnosis? Any news or updates?
My grandmother had MS she was diagnosed later in life but had it for several years before she was diagnosed. My mother was diagnosed in her mid 20s. I have had symptoms on and off for about 10 years. I got sick again and have been sick since May. They have been trying to rule it out. I have had multiple MRIs that came back clean. I recently had the eye test done and have lesions on my optic nerve and my vision has really changed. The right eye stays dialated. My family dr feels that I have it too. So now I have to a movement specialist apptment because i have tremors. I do have a dr from st. louis who is an ms specialist but nothing would show up on my testing until the optic nerve was tested. I did have an asd closure on my heart 9 years ago. the heart issue was blamed for every symptom until now. so I have been told I have MS but they want me to see another specialist to make sure. So that could be your 3rd generation of MS.
I have not heard specifically of three generations with MS, although there are many other family configurations. I have heard of siblings most often, and two generations quite often.
I was told there are no heredity factors, but that was long ago. Now researchers believe there is a hereditary factor.
I wish you luck with your diagnosis. Enough time is enough. Good luck. Please let us know how things are going.
unfortunely yes my grandmother was diagnosed in her 30s my mother was diagnosed later than that and i was diagnosed with it at 30 we also have a male cousin that has it and my grandmothers sister was diagnosed with it as well living it and heard of it its hard but yes i was told by a ms doctor we should write a book because of how many family members have it
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