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What are symptoms of progressive relapsing multiple sclerosis?

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Symptoms of PRMS may include:

  • Eye pain and vision problems, such as double vision or jumpy vision
  • Numbness and tingling
  • Sensitivity to heat
  • Pain that runs down your spine, like a mild electrical shock, when you bend your neck
  • Dizziness
  • Bowel or bladder problems
  • Sexual problems, like trouble getting aroused or climaxing
  • Trouble moving and muscle stiffness
  • Weakness and fatigue
  • Problems with balance and coordination
  • A hard time thinking clearly
  • Depression

SOURCES:

National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE).

UpToDate: "Epidemiology and clinical features of multiple sclerosis in adults."

Multiple Sclerosis Association of America.

United Spinal Association: "Primary Progressive Multiple Sclerosis: Understanding the Differences."

National Multiple Sclerosis Society: "FDA Approves Plegridy (Pegylated Interferon Beta) For Relapsing MS."

Reviewed by Neil Lava on June 10, 2017

SOURCES:

National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE).

UpToDate: "Epidemiology and clinical features of multiple sclerosis in adults."

Multiple Sclerosis Association of America.

United Spinal Association: "Primary Progressive Multiple Sclerosis: Understanding the Differences."

National Multiple Sclerosis Society: "FDA Approves Plegridy (Pegylated Interferon Beta) For Relapsing MS."

Reviewed by Neil Lava on June 10, 2017

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