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What should I ask my doctor if I have MS, and I'm sick or having problems?

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If your multiple sclerosis is making you ill, ask your doctor the following:

1. Did MS cause my flare-up?

2. What triggered it?

3. Do my problems mean my multiple sclerosis is worse?

4. Should I change my treatment plan?

5. Are there tools that would help me day to day?

SOURCES:

National Institute for Neurological Disorders and Stroke: "Multiple Sclerosis."

Medscape: "Multiple Sclerosis."

Reviewed by Christopher Melinosky on February 16, 2020

SOURCES:

National Institute for Neurological Disorders and Stroke: "Multiple Sclerosis."

Medscape: "Multiple Sclerosis."

Reviewed by Christopher Melinosky on February 16, 2020

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