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    Elizabeth_WebMD_Staff posted:
    Welcome to the WebMD Multiple Sclerosis Community! Please don't respond to this discussion. Instead, please read before you start your own new discussion. Here are a few tips to get the best response when asking about your MS symptoms and concerns.
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    • If you have a question, please post it as a new discussion...being specific in your title as to your subject matter.
    • We have wonderful experts volunteering their time with us. Dr. Lava checks the community weekly and I also send our experts questions for consideration. Please understand, they are unable to diagnose or offer second opinions. Referring to problems with other physicians or asking questions that may contradict another professional's opinion can not be addressed.
    • Without examining a patient, there is no way our experts could give an accurate diagnosis, but they can provide tips on what may help, or what questions you should ask your doctor.
    • This community is fortunate to have expertly informed members as well. Many questions are answered by our members as they would be answered by our Experts. If you would like to call attention to our Experts, just begin the title of your post with either Dr. Lava, Dr. Rambaugh or simply Att: Expert.
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