Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Glossary

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Glossary - F

fecal impaction

Definition:

  • fecal impaction - large mass of dry, hard stool that can develop in the rectum due to chronic constipation

 

| facial paralysis | fecal impaction | fecal incontinence | flatulence | foot drop | furunculosis |

 

Multiple Sclerosis

In the UK, approx 70,000 people have Multiple Sclerosis.

Symptoms of Multiple Sclerosis

The symptoms of multiple sclerosis are varied and can occur suddenly, then disappear again just as quickly. There are no specific sets of symptoms applicable to any of the types of multiple sclerosis. Additionally, symptoms of multiple sclerosis tend to vary considerably from one person to another and also to be distant in time... Read More