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What are bladder problems related to multiple sclerosis?

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About eight in 10 people with multiple sclerosis have bladder problems, which can be treated. You may need to urinate more often, need to go at night, or have trouble emptying your bladder fully. Bowel problems, especially constipation, are also common.

SOURCES:

Cedars-Sinai: "Multiple Sclerosis."

Multiple Sclerosis Association of America.

Multiple Sclerosis Foundation.

Murphy, M. Medicine and Health, Rhode Island, February 2008.

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke.

National Multiple Sclerosis Society. 

Reviewed by Carol DerSarkissian on September 26, 2020

SOURCES:

Cedars-Sinai: "Multiple Sclerosis."

Multiple Sclerosis Association of America.

Multiple Sclerosis Foundation.

Murphy, M. Medicine and Health, Rhode Island, February 2008.

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke.

National Multiple Sclerosis Society. 

Reviewed by Carol DerSarkissian on September 26, 2020

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