A 44-year-old member asked:

What dietary changes should one make to their diet if they are suffering from fecal incontinence?

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Dr. Denny Rodenberg
General Surgery 33 years experience
Formed for control: Adding sufficient fiber to ensure a formed stool, will help you control movements by creating a more predictable movement and help to maintain hygiene. 30 grams of fiber daily would be a goal to shoot for, presuming there is no history of impaction.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
Dr. Wendell Goins
Vascular Surgery 44 years experience
also avoid those foods that exacerbate the problem
Jul 22, 2012

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