Fecal incontinence is the failure to control bowel motions, resulting in stool leaking out of the rectum in an unexpected manner. Fecal incontinence, also known as bowel incontinence, can range from a minor leakage of feces while passing gas to a total lack of bowel control which is characterized by frequent leaking of stool. The common cause of fecal incontinence include; damage to the rectum muscles, nerve damage, constipation, hemorrhoids, diarrhea, rectal prolapse, etc.
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Query: Hi doctor, My mom is 83 years old. She had a bad fall 1.5 years ago and suffered with a head injury with little internal bleeding and a broken arm. While in hospital, she contracted C.diff and has had several recurring bouts with it. She has had a transplant and so far she is doing well with no rec... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I appreciate you seeking help for your mother. Well, after having gone through the case history as described, it seems her fecal incontinence is mostly of neurological origin. In the given context, I would advise that she would be clinically examined by a neuro physic... Read Full »