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Wednesday, April 1, 2009

MS Relapses, Exacerbations, Flares, Attacks...

MS Relapses, Exacerbations, Flares, Attacks...

MS Relapses

A relapse is acute inflammation in the central nervous system of a person with multiple sclerosis that is causing new or worse symptoms. Many of us with MS have strange symptoms that come and go. So, when is it a relapse (and how do you know)?


source: ms.about.com

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1 comment:

Alison said...

Having had M.S. for 32 years initially RRMS and progressive for the last 20ish years, i now seem to be having my first relapse in all that time. I have got a hot feeliing in my right leg from my bottom all the way to my toes, it also feels a bit numb and i do feel more tired.Is this a relapse i just dont know.... would appreciate any opinions thankyou, Alison