Is pain a symptom of multiple sclerosis (MS)?

Updated: Oct 08, 2019
  • Author: Christopher Luzzio, MD; Chief Editor: Jasvinder Chawla, MD, MBA  more...
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Pain can be a common occurrence in patients with MS, with 30-50% of patients experiencing pain at some time in the course of their illness. Treatment for pain accounts for nearly 30% of the medications used for symptom management in MS patients. [126]


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