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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 32 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.
Dr. Wendell Goins
Vascular Surgery 43 years experience
also avoid those foods that exacerbate the problem
Jul 22, 2012

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