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Where does the pain from multiple sclerosis come from?

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The pain you feel from MS can come from different places in your body. It can be due to the damage to the neurons in your brain and spine, or it can stem from your bones, joints, and muscles.

Lots of things affect what you feel, including how long you’ve had the condition, how old you are, and how active you are.

SOURCES:

National Multiple Sclerosis Society web site: “Pain.”

National Multiple Sclerosis Society Clinical Bulletin: “Pain in Multiple Sclerosis”

Multiple Sclerosis Association of America web site: “Pain.”

Multiple Sclerosis Association of America web site:  “Spasticity (stiffness).”

U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs: “Pain and Multiple Sclerosis.”

Reviewed by Brunilda Nazario on March 5, 2020

SOURCES:

National Multiple Sclerosis Society web site: “Pain.”

National Multiple Sclerosis Society Clinical Bulletin: “Pain in Multiple Sclerosis”

Multiple Sclerosis Association of America web site: “Pain.”

Multiple Sclerosis Association of America web site:  “Spasticity (stiffness).”

U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs: “Pain and Multiple Sclerosis.”

Reviewed by Brunilda Nazario on March 5, 2020

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