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Can prostrate surgery ever cause loss of bowel control?

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Dr. Imran Saeed
Surgery - Colorectal
1 doctor agrees

In brief: No

Prostate surgery can affect the control on your urination but not the bowel.
You are young and if you have issues with incontinence then you need an anorectal exam including assessment of your sphincter muscles. Any prior surgeries for hemorrhoids, fissures, and fistulas are important to know. You will need to see a colorectal surgeon for a complete workup and treatment accordingly.

In brief: No

Prostate surgery can affect the control on your urination but not the bowel.
You are young and if you have issues with incontinence then you need an anorectal exam including assessment of your sphincter muscles. Any prior surgeries for hemorrhoids, fissures, and fistulas are important to know. You will need to see a colorectal surgeon for a complete workup and treatment accordingly.
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