Primary progressive multiple sclerosis life expectancy

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Avatar f tn Primary-progressive, secondary-progressive, and progressive-relapsing are sometimes lumped together and called chronic <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>progressive</span> multiple sclerosis. Benign Types of Multiple Sclerosis In addition to the four main patterns of ms, 20 percent of the multiple sclerosis population has a benign form of the disease in which symptoms show little or no progression after the initial attack. Patients with benign ms remain fully functional.
Avatar f tn Now it is undetectable with the CT Scan. I also have Primary <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>progressive</span> Multiple Sclerosis which I got at age two so I am no stranger to doctors and hospitals. I am happy. My husband and I take trips. We appreciate each other more. My friends rotate taking me for weekly treatments.I was really angry at first mostly because I was sick for two years and my doctors missed the cancer. I also had to grieve. The surgery was not as bad as I thought. They had good pain medication.
Avatar n tn - In 1936, only 8% of patients were reported to survive beyond 20 years after onset of illness - In 1961, over 80% of Multiple Sclerosis patients were reported surviving to 20 years after onset of illness - 2002 – A patient with Multiple Sclerosis can expect to live to average population <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>life</span>-<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>expectancy</span> minus seven years (mean <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>life</span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>expectancy</span> - 7 years)" http://www.themcfox.com/multiple-sclerosis/life-expectancy.
Avatar f tn No I do not like having Cancer but compared to a lot of people I have a good <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>life</span>. I also have a rare form of Multiple Sclerosis which can paralize me and I am BRCA 1 positive with an 87% chance of breast cancer. If I get breast cancer the chances are it will be triple negative a harder to treat form of breast cancer. I was supposed to have a double mastectomy. I did not because I think they are coming up with new treatments for Cancer all the time.
Avatar f tn Relapsing/Remitting ms (RRms) Secondary <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>progressive</span> ms (SPms) Primary <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>progressive</span> ms (PPms) <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>progressive</span> Relapsing ms (PRms) Rather than describe each one, it would be easier if you can share your sister's diagnosed type.