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Jez-benign

Corona risk

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Jez-benign

Just wondering whether someone with MS and fatigue (not taking any medication) would be considered in the "underlying health condition" risk category for corona virus? 

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Stumbler

@Jez-benign , if you were to receive an answer to this question, I, personally, wouldn't trust the answer. It's best to ask a medical professional, who probably won't know the answer too! :what:

 

Just generally, we are immuno-compromised, so our immune systems don't work properly. Our immune system can attack us,  causing inflammation and nibbling away at the myelin sheaths that protect our nerves.

 

Our immune systems can be activated when we're fighting an infection, for the duration of the infection. This can cause a flare-up of our MS symptoms, referred to as a "pseudo-exacerbation". This is not therefore a proper relapse, just a temporary flare-up until the underlying infection is cleared.

 

Let's hope that that's as bad as it might get for those of us, who don't take Disease Modifying Therapies ( DMTs). For those taking DMTs, they should review the advice from the MS Society and MS Trust, or the Bart's MS Research Blog.

The following may be useful too:-

 

 

Just keep washing your hands and take care.

 

:moonieman:

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John aka Stumbler (as I do fall over!)

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Jez-benign

Good advice, thanks 

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Marina

A bit of semi-humorous advice here:

 

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MULTIPLE-SCLEROSIS-RESEARCH.ORG

Early morning Light breakfast reading…..It seems the UK Government want to use to “herd immunity”, so enough people get infected, recover and have immunity such that the chance...

 

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Marina

(belated DX in June '05, SPMS)

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Jez-benign

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