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What is a more serious condition: constipation or fecal incontinence?

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Dr. Eric Kaplan
Colon and Rectal Surgery 42 years experience
Both situations: Are not healthy for an individual on a chronic basis. Neither should be ignored if the condition is chronic or more than just occasional. See your primary doctor and if necessary they will refer you to the appropriate specialist.

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Last updated Dec 30, 2013

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