Protecting the Rights of Vaccine Injury Victims

Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is a disease of the central nervous system characterized by abnormal deterioration of neurological and bodily function due to lesions in the brain and spinal cord. It is a rare condition, with an estimated 2.8 million people living with MS worldwide.

Those who suffer from MS may experience:

  • MS hug (dysesthesia) – an uncomfortable sensation that generally takes place in the chest, abdomen, or limbs. It may feel like a blood pressure monitor is tightening around the affected area, sometimes causing pain, stinging, or burning

  • Weakening and numbing in limbs, typically occurring in one side of your body at a time

  • Difficulty walking

  • Tremor

  • Blurry vision

  • Prolonged double vision

  • Loss of vision, often occurring in one eye at a time, accompanied by pain in eye movement

  • Slurred speech

  • Tingling

  • Bladder, bowel, and sexual dysfunction

  • Dizziness

The Greenwood Law Firm can help compensate those affected by MS due to vaccination. Ten years of helping Americans file claims with the Vaccine Injury Compensation Program proves that we can help you explore legal solutions facing any harm vaccination may have caused you or your loved ones.

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What is MS?

MS is a chronic autoimmune disease wherein the body’s immune system attacks its own cells due to mistaking healthy cells for unhealthy ones. It is a demyelinating disease, meaning it results in damage to the myelin sheath (the fatty coating that protects our nerves), causing obstruction in nerve impulse effectiveness and the central nervous system’s composite health. This causes significant complications in our neurological and bodily wellbeing, with effects being immensely debilitating and sometimes fatal. Although it is a rare disease, the many symptoms and lifelong harms tied to MS make it a devastating condition for patients and their families to endure.

Treatment for MS

Unfortunately, MS has no known cure. However, treatment of symptoms may be possible through medicine and lifestyle modifications. These forms of management but are not limited to the following:

  • Relapse management medications such as corticosteroids (intravenous methylprednisolone, oral prednisone, etc.)

  • Plasma exchange

  • Interferon-beta medications

  • Glatiramer acetate

  • Fingolimod

  • Dimethyl fumarate

  • Disease-modifying therapies

  • Physical rehabilitation

  • Mental health counseling

MS is a highly incapacitating condition, meaning that treatment is a vital step to allow patients to live free and regular lifestyles. Lack of treatment may accelerate MS flare-ups and attacks, creating significant obstacles in MS patients’ function in any endeavors.

Can an HPV Shot Cause MS?

Numerous accredited studies suggest that, while there is no definitively conclusive basis for declaring that the HPV vaccine causes MS, there is a likelihood of an association between HPV vaccination and demyelinating diseases like MS in rare instances.

Furthermore, if you or any loved ones have been vaccinated and experienced any of the symptoms listed, please contact The Greenwood Law Firm to evaluate your grounds for a claim through a free consultation with our legal team.

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