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My question is not about me. I have a 35 year old friend diagnosed with MS. She currentl is not taking anything medications but will be taking Rebif the end of this month.
She has at least 30+ lesions on brain, She recently has been diagonsed with pulsatile tinnitus. I suspect that the tininitus is realted possibly to her MS lesions. She has seen a Neurological dr here in Charlote NC but he said that he has never heard of MS causing tinnitus. Has any Dr in this network ever heard of it and if so what can they reference that we can bring to her dr. Thank you


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replied May 18th, 2007
Multiple Sclerosis Answer A2734
Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a progressive autoimmune disease of the central nervous system. The myelin coverings of the nerves and nerve tracts are damaged during MS. Lesions can be located anywhere on the brain and/or the spinal cord. If a lesion(s) appears on the acoustic nerve or acoustic tract, a person may experience hearing difficulties including tinnitus.


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