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What are the symptoms of relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis?

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Symptoms differ, and some may come and go, or appear only once. And symptoms depend on the area of your brain or spinal cord the disease has damaged. They can be:

  • Eye problems. These may be the first RRMS signs.
  • Numbness, tingling
  • Heat sensitivity
  • A mild shock down the spine when you bend your neck
  • Dizziness
  • Bowel or bladder problems
  • Sexual problems
  • Stiff muscles and trouble moving
  • Feeling weak and tired
  • Balance, coordination problems
  • Cloudy thinking
  • Depression

SOURCES:

National Multiple Sclerosis Society.

Johns Hopkins Medicine: "Relapsing-Remitting Multiple Sclerosis."

Up-To-Date: "Treatment of relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis in adults."

Multiple Sclerosis Association of America.

National Institute for Clinical Excellence (NICE): "Multiple sclerosis. Understanding NICE guidance -- information for people with multiple sclerosis, their families and carers, and the public."

Multiple Sclerosis Society: "Exercise."

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

Reviewed by Christopher Melinosky on June 29, 2020

SOURCES:

National Multiple Sclerosis Society.

Johns Hopkins Medicine: "Relapsing-Remitting Multiple Sclerosis."

Up-To-Date: "Treatment of relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis in adults."

Multiple Sclerosis Association of America.

National Institute for Clinical Excellence (NICE): "Multiple sclerosis. Understanding NICE guidance -- information for people with multiple sclerosis, their families and carers, and the public."

Multiple Sclerosis Society: "Exercise."

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

Reviewed by Christopher Melinosky on June 29, 2020

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