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MS symptoms and signs

MS has many symptoms, but not everyone will experience all of them.

In this section, you can find out about what causes MS symptoms and how to manage them. 

Some of the most common symptoms of multiple sclerosis include:

  • eye problems
  • numbness or tingling feelings (sometimes a bit like pins and needles)
  • fatigue
  • pain 

MS symptoms can come and go and change over time. They can be mild, or more severe. 

The symptoms of MS are caused by your immune system attacking the nerves in your brain or spinal cord by mistake. These nerves control lots of different parts of your body. That’s why you can get MS symptoms in many parts of your body, and why everyone’s MS is different.