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Long covid and the immune system

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Hello everyone......have you heard the news about long covid? The scientists have found a trigger in the immune system which is involved in this reaction. Hmmm, sounds like this is something closely related to the development of ms 🙄 Lets hope they think laterally.

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Long covid is one of the aspects of the virus that I find quite worrying.

 

I was fatigued for at least two years after I had glandular fever ( EBV, a possible trigger for MS) when I was 17 and was off school with it for 6 months, as I also had jaundice, appendicitis, pleurisy and a couple of other things with it. I then developed a variety of symptoms after I quite severely had another virus a couple of decades later, and was told at the time it was ME. Whether I have ME as well as MS is unknown as there’s no tests for ME.

 

So, yes, it wouldn’t surprise me if there turns out to be some sort of connection.


Marina

(belated DX in June '05, SPMS)

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@jayjill PS - I’ve split our posts about long covid into a new topic, as it’s not really related to the vaccine :flowerface:


Marina

(belated DX in June '05, SPMS)

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Yes thanks, Marina. I just hope all the threads come together to make sense of and heal various conditions, including ms. If ways of helping AIDS were found, it must be possible to help with other conditions.

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