Multiple sclerosis can cause a wide range of symptoms, although you’re unlikely to encounter them all.
The symptoms you experience will depend on where damage to your nerves has occurred in your brain and/or spinal cord and which nerve messages are interrupted or blocked.
Some symptoms, such as balance issues or eye problems are associated with damage to a specific are in the brain or spinal cord. However, with some symptoms it’s not possible to associate them with a specific area of damage or the cause is unclear, for example fatigue and pain.
You can use this tool to find out more about MS symptoms including how they can potentially interact with each other – for example fatigue can cause other symptoms such as pain to feel much worse.
Clicking on a box on the left narrows down the list of symptoms into groups by type or the part of the body they can affect. Links on the right take you to our A to Z page on each symptom to find out more.