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Can you prevent bowel incontinence?
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Dr. Sidney Vinson
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Perhaps
The causes of fecal incontinence are many and if you suffer from this chronically you should see your doctor for further discussion and evaluation to determine which treatment is appropriate.

In brief: Perhaps
The causes of fecal incontinence are many and if you suffer from this chronically you should see your doctor for further discussion and evaluation to determine which treatment is appropriate.
Dr. Sidney Vinson
Dr. Sidney Vinson
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Dr. Jerome Yaklic
I agree. People often do not seek medical help for fecal incontinence because they don't want surgery but over half of the time it can be addressed with behavior/diet modification and/or medication. In others simple outpatient surgery may be effective
Dr. Jon Krook
Surgery
In brief: Yes
By modifying your diet, training yourself (biofeedback), medications, and sometimes surgery are all methods used to treat incontinence.

In brief: Yes
By modifying your diet, training yourself (biofeedback), medications, and sometimes surgery are all methods used to treat incontinence.
Dr. Jon Krook
Dr. Jon Krook
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