Fecal Incontinence Causes,
Symptoms and Treatment
Fecal incontinence affects millions of people around the world – but you would not
know this by the lack of discussion surrounding the subject.
Fecal incontinence is an ongoing inability to control the passing of feces or mucus from the rectum.
About one in ten adults will experience fecal incontinence at some point in their lives.
Older women often face the most chronic cases.
The condition can be unpredictable and embarrassing and often makes people afraid
to leave their homes in case there is an accident.
Many factors can contribute to fecal incontinence in varying degrees of severity.
Despite this, there are ways to control and treat fecal incontinence so it does not take over your life.