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ms and arthritis
is there anyone out there with both ms and arthritis i am riddled with arthritis hands feet hips elbows knees was on a really great med called remicide had to stop as went numb and a lesion  found on spinal cord at neck heght  through mri could i have ms as well? am going through tests just now awaiting results driving my thoughts nuts.
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Yes,i have arthritis and MS...I have it in quite a few places including my hands and my neck. I have to see a neurosrgeon now for my neck, its just a mess.

I know what you mean about the waitng time, its excruciating.....

good luck..

hugs, meg
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Lesions on the spinal cord in the neck area is generally associated with MS.  Yes, you can have both and since they are both autoimmune, you can have several of these illnesses.  I'm not a doctor, live with a wife who was diagnosed with Lupus, Epilepsy, MS, Sjorgrens, Hyperthyroidism and not sure of what else.  Many of the folks in our MS Support Group have arthiritis as well.  
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