A 29-year-old male asked:
What is the definition or description of: bowel incontinence?
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General Surgery 39 years experience
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Urogynecology 31 years experience
Simple: Inability to control stool or gas until such time that it is socially acceptable is a good definition.
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Last updated Sep 23, 2013
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