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Why do multiple sclerosis (MS) symptoms vary?

The symptoms of multiple sclerosis (MS) are caused by the loss of myelin that surrounds nerve fibers. Symptoms vary depending on the location of the lesions this demyelination causes. In many people, MS may present with a single symptom, followed by months or even years without any new symptoms or disease progression.

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