Fecal Incontinence

About- Fecal incontinence also called bowel incontinence or anal incontinence is the inability to control bowel movements, causing stool to leak unexpectedly from the rectum.

Causes-
Fecal incontinence Alzheimer's disease
Fecal incontinence Constipation
Fecal incontinence Crohn's disease 
Fecal incontinence Diarrhea
Fecal incontinence Hemorrhoids
Fecal incontinence Laxative abuse
Fecal incontinence Loss of storage capacity in the rectum due to surgery, radiation treatment or inflammatory bowel disease
Fecal incontinence Muscle damage around the anus (anal sphincters)
Fecal incontinence Nerve damage due to childbirth, constant straining during bowel movements, spinal cord injury, stroke, diabetes, and multiple sclerosis
Fecal incontinence Older age
Fecal incontinence Rectal prolapsed
Fecal incontinence Rectocele
Fecal incontinence Surgery to treat enlarged veins in the rectum or anus
Fecal incontinence Ulcerative colitis
 
Specialists to visit
Colorectal surgeon Colorectal surgeon

Colorectal surgeon Gastroenterologist
Colorectal surgeon Hepatologist

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References-
https://www.mayoclinic.org
https://en.wikipedia.org
https://www.healthline.com
https://www.nhs.uk
https://my.clevelandclinic.org
https://www.medicalnewstoday.com
https://gi.org
https://www.webmd.com

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