Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Glossary

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Glossary - U

urinary retention

Definition:

  • urinary retention - urine retained in the bladder; usually relating to the inability to pass urine despite the urge to do so

 

| ulcerative colitis | urethritis | urinary incontinence | urinary retention | urticaria | uterine fibroids | uterine neoplasm |

 

Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple Sclerosis affects women much more frequently than men. Approx. 1.7 2:1 in the US and approx 3:2 in the UK. The ratio of white to non-white is approx 2:1.

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