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Fecal Incontinence

What is Fecal Incontinence?

Fecal incontinence (FI), or bowel incontinence, is the inability to control bowel movements, resulting in unexpected and/or uncontrollable bowel leakage. This condition may describe accidental and infrequent leakage during passing gas, to complete inability to control the passing of stool.5

Fecal incontinence is the inability to control defecation, causing stool to leak unintentionally from the rectum.


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