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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 male asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
41 years experience Internal Medicine
The non drug treatments for Fecal incontinence include:: Diet changes, Nutritional support, Enema, Stoma, Surgery.
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 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Beard
25 years experience Urogynecology
Exam and history: Are the main things. Ultrasound can be done but the anal sphincter is quite palpable and other tests are not usually needed.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hugo Ribot
35 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Involuntary leakage: The symptoms are highly distressing to most patients. They can range from leakage on to the underwear of a small amount of liquid stool where a small ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frederick Shieh
Specializes in Gastroenterology
Leakage: Fecal incontinence is when you have a bowel movement but can not make it to the bathroom on time. This can be caused by several things, including weak ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
41 years experience Internal Medicine
Fecal incontinence is a risk factor for:: Urinary incontinence, Overactive Bladder, Urge incontinence, Stress bladder Incontinence.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. J. patrick Tokarz
Specializes in Family Medicine
Corks: More fiber in the diet. Or metamucil.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Cohen
29 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Full evaluation: Inestigation includes anal manometry and ultrasound prior to deciding on treatment ptions.
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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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