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cause of fecal incontinence in adults

A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Harris
31 years experience Urogynecology
Some are available: If you have diarrhea, immodium daily is a good choice but check with your doctor first. A newer surgical treatment is sacral nerve stimulation (inters ... Read More

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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. J. patrick Tokarz
Specializes in Family Medicine
Both: Both.
Dr. Scott Beard
25 years experience Urogynecology
Disrupted or weak: Anal sphincter but also diarrhea or ibs unfortunately people wait until the muscle gets to far gone to do much with. Sphincter repair, biofeedback a ... Read More
Dr. Michael Hulse
27 years experience Gynecology
Muscle weakness: Fecal incontinence can be caused by muscle weakness, nerve damage or interruption of the anal sphincter muscles. Medical problems like diarrhea or ib ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Roosth
35 years experience Internal Medicine
Depends: As a doctor, any complaint of fecal incontinence is always a cause for great concern so the simple answer here is it is best take this to a doctor for ... Read More
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Dr. Scott Beard
25 years experience Urogynecology
Weak sphincter: Irritable bowel syndrome hemorrhoids strain on your system increased motility. Please discuss with doc.
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A 77-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
30 years experience Internal Medicine
Not: unless it causes constipation or obstipation
A 74-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Urinary incontinence: Has been described but i was unable to find reports of fecal incontinence with valium. Diarrhea or constipation are possible. Fecal incontinence can s ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Beard
25 years experience Urogynecology
Not usually: A weak sphincter might increase incontinence but rectal prolapse doesn't necessarily cause incontinence other than just changing your perception of a ... Read More
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A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
56 years experience General Surgery
Yes: Yes anorectal mono metric studies will give the clue for amor rectal dysfunction , dis-coordination of specter function . Cause of fecal incontinence ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
Possibly, yes: Receptive anal sex can damage the anal sphincter, which can cause fecal incontinence. The frequency of such problems has never been studied, but it ma ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Lin
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See proctologist...: For your current fecal incontinence, it is very reasonable for you to see a proctologist so to decide what could be the reasonable things to do. As st ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
28 years experience Internal Medicine
See doc : Is not normal even with the clonazepam. Needs a full work up.

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