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.

Early Symptoms

The nature of multiple sclerosis and the vagueness of a symptom appearing here or there over time, without any apparent connection means there is a lack of data on what can accurately be considered as early symptom of multiple sclerosis... Read More