Is that an MS Symptom?

Is that an MS Symptom?

Most informational MS sites you visit have loads of information on the common symptoms like numbness and optic neuritis but what about the other lesser-known evils of MS? There may be a stray article here or there, but there simply isn’t a lot of information on some of the rarer MS symptoms. Suddenly even in a sea of endless information, you may find yourself stranded on a seemingly deserted island left wondering- “is this an MS symptom” or “am I the only one who experiences this”? Here is Stephanie’s list of some of the lesser known MS symptoms. While some of these are known to be associated with MS, others are not so clear-cut.

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To read Stephanie’s original article, click here.

L’hermitte’s Sign

Named for the French neurologist Jean Lhermitte, this is an electric sensation that runs down the spine when the head is bent forward. Sometimes the sensation also goes into the limbs, and it ranges from feeling like a tickle to an extremely painful phenomenon.


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