Our Fecal incontinence Main Article provides a comprehensive look at the who, what, when and how of Fecal incontinence Fecal incontinence: Inability to hold feces in the rectum. This is due to failure of voluntary control over the anal sphincters permitting untimely passage of feces and gas. Also ca...
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nability to control defecation. Physiologic causes include neurologic problems such as those occurring in stroke and spinal cord injury; conditions that damage the sphincters, such as tumors, lacerations, fistulas, and loss of sensory nerves in the region; altered levels of consciousness; and severe...
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(from the article `defecation`) Defecation can be totally involuntary, or it may be under voluntary control. Incontinencethe loss of control over the evacuative processcan develop ... Incontinence, the involuntary passage of urine (or feces), may be due to a faulty nerve supply, which ei...
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Fecal incontinence (or faecal incontinence, FI) is the loss of regular control of the bowels. Involuntary excretion and leaking are common occurrences for those affected. Subjects relating to defecation are often socially unacceptable, thus those affected may be beset by feelings of shame and humil...
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The accidental and involuntary loss of bowel control from the anus. While loss of bowel control is a common symptom of aging, it can also occur as a result of childbirth. If the nerves and muscles of the rectum and/or anus are injured during a vaginal birth, it can cause a woman to lose control of b...
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Type: Term Synonyms: incontinence of feces
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Inability to hold stool in the rectum.
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