Primary progressive multiple sclerosis

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Primary progressive multiple sclerosis is a form of MS in which the disease gets worse from the start. It occurs in a small number of people who have MS. People who have this type of MS may or may not have attacks (relapses).

There is no cure for MS. But there are medicines and other treatments that might slow its progression and treat symptoms.

The Health Encyclopedia contains general health information. Not all treatments or services described are covered benefits for Kaiser Permanente members or offered as services by Kaiser Permanente. For a list of covered benefits, please refer to your Evidence of Coverage or Summary Plan Description. For recommended treatments, please consult with your health care provider.