It’s important to avoid health problems that could complicate your MS. For instance, getting an infection can result in worsened Multiple Sclerosis Complications symptoms. is not the cause of every symptom you experience as a patient. Good primary care is essential to your overall well being. Screening tests and routine medical care should be an integral part of care.
Multiple Sclerosis Women should have regular Pap smears and follow guidelines for other routine screenings per their doctors’ instructions. Men over 55 should be screened for prostate cancer on a regular basis as recommended. Routine screening was previously recommended for men beginning at age 40. The American Urological Society now recommends that only men aged 55-69 receive routine prostate specific antigen (PSA) blood screening tests. Tests might be recommended if you have a family history of the disease.