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Fecal Incontinence

Fecal Incontinence

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Fecal incontinence is the inability to control gas or stool, with leakage of these contents out of the anal canal. It ranges in severity from occasional leakage or staining to complete inability to retain any stool. It often is associated with aging, previous vaginal delivery or prior surgery that caused damage to the sphincter mechanism.

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