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Bowel Incontinence by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:40pm The loss of bowel control, or bowel incontinence, affects up to 10 percent of adults, the majority of whom are women. Despite its prevalence, many women do not seek treatment, either because they are embarrassed to ask for help or just don’t realize that it can be effectively treated. Many women resort to altering their social and physical ... Read on »
Modern surgical management of faecal incontinence by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted Fri 30 Sep 2011 8:23am Faecal incontinenceThe involuntary passage of urine or faeces. is a major social problem affecting between two and 15% of the population. The condition is known to increase with age and it is estimated that 16% of men and 26% of woman above the age of 50 years will suffer from faecal inc ... Read on »
Fecal Incontinence by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:40pm Fecal incontinence is the inability to control your bowels. When you feel the urge to have a bowel movement, you may not be able to hold it until you get to a toilet. Or stool may leak from the rectum unexpectedly, sometimes while passing gas. More than 5.5 million Americans have fecal incontinence. It affects people of all ages—chil ... Read on »
”The Anal Algorithm”- An Algorithm To Address Treatment of Fecal Incontinence–Bowel Control Disorder Sphincter by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Tue 22 Nov 2011 2:36am Ok if you read at the Quack often enough you know what an algorithm is but now we have a company that says an algorithm can address the type of treatment one should have so don’t get your bowels in an uproar with this one:)  Of course this is a topic that nobody really likes to talk about, self included.  I do have to say this is quite t ... Read on »
Fibre supplements can help with faecal incontinence by Allanda .. Patient Expert Posted Mon 28 May 2012 6:39am If you are one of the thousands of people who experience faecal , or bowel, incontinence at some point you are not alone. Some studies have found that 10 per cent or more of adults experience this condition, and there are many things you can do to prevent it. If your bowel movements tend to be loose and watery, and come frequently, you may ... Read on »
Faecal or Bowel Incontinence by Allanda .. Patient Expert Posted Fri 11 Jul 2014 4:17pm Our latest detailed feature on types of incontinence covers Faecal Incontinence (also called Bowel Incontinence), what types there are, what causes it and how it can be treated. Read on »
Bowel Incontinence and Other Clinical Factors Predict the Development of Pressure Ulcers by Medline Plus Posted Sat 28 Jul 2012 12:19pm Source: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality Related MedlinePlus Pages: Pressure Sores , Seniors' Health Read on »
Living with Incontinence a Patient’s View by Allanda .. Patient Expert Posted Fri 12 Nov 2010 4:27am Tweet It is not part of our work philosophy to scrap articles from other websites, we are always looking to provide our readers with unique and informative content about all types of incontinence and incontinence products . But while researching for a new article I came across a very interesting article on Nursing Times where a patient shared ... Read on »
Old Age Incontinence by Ronni B. Patient Expert Posted Mon 21 Jul 2014 12:30pm According to a June 2014 report [pdf] from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than half the U.S. population age 65 and older (50.9%) report urinary and/or bowel leakage. That's just the group of us who live independently; there are different numbers, higher and lower, for those in care homes of various kinds. Because ... Read on »
Constipation can cause incontinence, but there are simple treatments by Allanda .. Patient Expert Posted Tue 24 Apr 2012 7:13pm Constipation can cause urinary or faecal incontinence as the impacted stool puts pressure on the bladder and weakens rectal and intestinal muscles so strategies for managing constipation-related incontinence are important including dietary changes and using products that keep skin dry and healthy. Incontinence caused by constipation can aff ... Read on »