What is Fecal Incontinence?
Fecal incontinence also known as bowel incontinence is the inability to control bowel movements. In this condition, the stool or feces leak involuntary from the rectum. Fecal incontinence may vary from person to person. Some people feel the urgency to visit the toilet, and if they are unable to reach the toilet in time, the incontinence occurs.
• Some of the common reasons that can cause fecal incontinence are:
• Muscle/Nerve damage due to aging or while delivering a baby
Whatever the reason, fecal incontinence can be an awkward situation for anyone. However, the best way to deal with incontinence is to consult a good colorectal surgeon who can suggest the right treatment for your fecal incontinence.