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Multiple Sclerosis Stages and Progression Directory

There are four main types of multiple sclerosis: relapsing-remitting, primary-progressive, secondary-progressive, and progressive-relapsing. MS is characterized by exacerbations that may cause vision problems, walking problems, and other physical difficulties. MS in remission means that the person may still have symptoms but has returned to the "normal" state they were in before an exacerbation. MS treatments can help slow MS progression and control many symptoms. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how MS progresses, what the stages are, how each stage is treated, and much more.

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Learn what to expect when you have relapsing-remitting MS.

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