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Treating multiple sclerosis (MS) attacks as soon as you sense them coming on can make it easier to maintain a good quality of life. You can use medical and lifestyle strategies to reduce the impact of MS attacks.
Plasma exchange (plasmapheresis). In this procedure, doctors remove some blood from your body and separate blood cells from the liquid part of your blood (plasma). They then add a replacement solution to your blood cells and return the blood to your body.
Plasma exchange may be used to help reduce severe symptoms of MS attacks in people who aren't helped by intravenous corticosteroids.
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