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Diseases that mimic MS

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Is anyone aware of some other diseases that could mimic MS? I have been doing some reading, and found that there are several different diseases that can mimic MS, but I have no clue as to what they are.
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replied June 24th, 2008
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Diseases that might have similar symptoms like multiple sclerosis are: brain tumor, cerebro-vascular disorders, brain infection/inflammation, acute demyelinisating encephalitis, poly-radiculoneuritis, various polyneuropathies, degenerative brain disorders etc.
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replied July 24th, 2008
Lyme disease can also mimic MS; unfortunately it is very hard to diagnose. Must use lab skilled in testing for Lyme and sometimes one gets several false-negatives before a positive.

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Beverly
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