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losing bowel control and weight loss in elderly

A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Disinhibition: There are various reasons: just as one can be paralyzed and unable to move the muscles of the arm or leg, they may be unable to maintain sphincter con ... Read More
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Dr. Nick (Donald) Morrison
29 years experience Phlebology
Ask a neurologist: Have they been seen by their stroke doctor?

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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Johnny Green
40 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Depends: Loss of bowel control includes a lot of different patterns, from a little staining from a hemorrhoid to complete loss of bowel control due to sphincte ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
Unlikely: Prostate surgery will not cause bowel incontinence , look for other causes , speak to your doctor.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
41 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Yes: Urinary incontinence and fecal incontinence.
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Obiageli Ezewuiro
13 years experience Hematology and Oncology
More info: Need more info to be able to help you. make an appointment with me
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Crystal Twynham
32 years experience General Surgery
Move bowels before: This is uncommon. Do you have loss of bowel control or loss of gas normally? If not, you may have very powerful contractions of your muscles around ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Imran Saeed
18 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
No: Prostate surgery can affect the control on your urination but not the bowel. You are young and if you have issues with incontinence then you need an a ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Lost bowel & bladder: "minor incontinence" is partial soiling of occasional loss of loose or watery stool, while "major incontinence" is loss of control of stool of normal ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barbara Srur
41 years experience Psychiatry
It depends...: Alcohol is a neurotoxin (poison for the nerves). After chronic use it can affect the small nerves first causing neuropathy in the hands and feet and ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Lost bowel control: "minor incontinence" is partial soiling of occasional loss of loose or watery stool, while "major incontinence" is loss of control of stool of normal ... Read More

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