Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Glossary

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Glossary - G

  • gastritis - (chronic) inflammation of the lining of the stomach
  • gastrointestinal hemorrhage - bleeding within the gastrointestinal tract (may be associated with cytomegalovirus in immuno-compromised patients)
  • gingivitis - inflammation of the gums
  • glossitis - inflammation of the tongue
  • glycosuria - excess sugar in the urine; usually associated with diabetes mellitus
  • gynecomastia - the abnormal growth of breasts in the male, sometimes to the point of milk production

 

 

 

Multiple Sclerosis

The risk among the general population of contracting Multiple Sclerosis is approx 1 in 800.

Life Expectancy

Life expectancy for people who have multiple sclerosis is growing longer with every passing year, particularly with the advancement of medical science, new drugs and better care and understanding of the disease.... Read More