Are MS symptoms bilateral?

Are MS symptoms bilateral?

Usually double vision in MS patients results from a unilateral or bilateral partial of complete internuclear ophthalmoplegia. VI nerve paresis and palsy also have been described as presenting symptoms of MS. III and IV nerves palsy are rather uncommon. Optic Neuritis is a frequent presenting symptom of MS.

Can MS cause stuttering?

Speech problems, including slurring (dysarthria) and loss of volume (dysphonia) occur in approximately 25-40% of people with MS, particularly later in the disease course and during periods of extreme fatigue. Stuttering is occasionally reported as well.

What are the signs and symptoms of multiple sclerosis?

Multiple sclerosis symptoms may also include: 1 Slurred speech 2 Fatigue 3 Dizziness 4 Tingling or pain in parts of your body 5 Problems with sexual, bowel and bladder function More

Can a migraine be the first symptom of MS?

Migraines are sudden headaches that can last from several hours to days. They can sometimes be the first MS symptom. People with MS are twice as likely to have them. They can bring on nausea or make you sensitive to sound and light. This can keep you from your regular activities.

What kind of rash is associated with multiple sclerosis?

Lupus is a chronic, autoimmune disorder that, like MS, affects more women than men. It can cause muscle pain, joint swelling, fatigue, and headaches. The hallmark symptom of lupus is a butterfly-shaped rash covering the cheeks and bridge of the nose, but only about half of people with lupus develop this rash.

What happens to your body with primary progressive MS?

Primary progressive MS (PPMS): With PPMS, there’s a slow and steady decline in function due to permanent damage to nerves. Relapses and plateaus may occur in some people. PPMS usually starts with problems walking, such as foot-dragging or stiffness in one or both legs. Over the course of months and years, the degree of disability increases.