February 6, 2016

home > diseases, conditions and tests a-z list > multiple sclerosis (ms) article

Multiple Sclerosis (MS)

What are multiple sclerosis symptoms and signs?

Multiple sclerosis symptoms are dependent on the area of demyelination. Symptoms and signs of multiple sclerosis include:

  • Visual changes, including loss of vision if the optic nerve has been affected
  • A sensation or feeling of numbness, tingling, or weakness, and the weakness may be mild or severe enough to cause paralysis of one side of the body
  • Vertigo
  • In some cases, individuals may develop incontinence or even an inability to empty their bladder.
  • As multiple sclerosis progresses, some affected individuals are left with muscle spasticity, or an involuntary painful contraction of certain muscles. Continue Reading
Reviewed on 5/15/2015