Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Glossary

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Glossary - F

fecal incontinence

Definition:

  • fecal incontinence - loss of normal control of the bowels, incontinence

 

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

 

Multiple Sclerosis

Depression, suicidal ideation, and suicide attempts have been reported to occur with increased frequency in patients receiving interferon compounds to treat multiple sclerosis, inc. Avonex, Betaseron and Rebif.

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