10 Things to Know About Multiple Sclerosis in Children

  • Children with MS are also more prone to total lack of energy and seizures, which rarely affect adults with the condition.
  • There is no cure for child-onset MS but there are treatments available to make life more comfortable and help relieve some of the symptoms of the disease.
  • Corticosteroids can be used to reduce inflammation during flares, however, many may suffer from side effects.
  • Plasma exchange and intravenous immunoglobulin can be used for children who cannot tolerate corticosteroids.

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