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For the past few weeks, my cheeks have been bright red. From what I gather from Dr. Google, this can be blamed on MS (it's never happened before and does not go away). Anyone have any advice that might help? Every time I look in a mirror I wonder who that clown like person is looking back at me...
weird! are you taking anything new lately? doing anything different?
odd sx? no dx? check w/ dietitian DRI=MINIMUM eg bit.ly/1vgQclQ 99% don't meet these. meds/lifestyle can affect levels status can be low in ms & other cond'ns 'but my results are normal'. typical panels don't test all deficits occur in 'normal' range
It started before I started copaxone and has continued on. Nothing else is new. All I can tell from web searches is that it is a "common MS symptom". It doesn't hurt or itch or anything, my concern is purely cosmetic. Still, it does startle me whenever I catch my reflection.
I think I read somewhere that it's a sign of inflammation which, of course, makes sense. But will anything make it go away? I look like a caricature of a drunken Irishman.
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