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My question relates to MS. I am a 33 year old man, whose

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Hi, my question relates to MS. I am a 33 year old man, whose late paternal grandfather was diagnosed with MS aged 51. Neither my father or fathers brother (both in their 60's) have MS, or does my brother, or my 2 paternal cousins. I have no symptoms myself
and no other cases of this in the family. Also, as recently as June this year I had a brain MRI as a precautionary check up, which showed no brain issues at all. My question is, what are the chances of me getting this? I am very worried and am hoping for some
reassurance
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
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Expert:  DrRussMD replied 1 year ago.
HelloYou are at no higher risk than anyone else.MS is extremely rare.It is not a straight genetic disease.Any increased risk on your part would be negligaeble. OK, so that is an initial answer….Please use reply to expert if you have further questions. When you are ready, please click a positive rating [hopefully excellent]. If you forgot something, come back. I am here daily.
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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Thank you for the prompt response
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 1 year ago.
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