When you make the appointment, ask if there's anything you need to do in advance, such as fasting before having a specific test.
Stimulated graciloplasty, or gracilis muscle transplant, uses a small amount of muscle from the patient's thigh to create an artificial sphincter.
Many people do not report bowel incontinence due to embarrassment and a mistaken belief that it cannot be treated.
Irritable Bowel Syndrome:
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A rectocele may be corrected by surgery, if it leads to significant symptoms of fecal incontinence.
If the colon, rectum, or anus cannot function, in rare cases a colostomy may be needed so the body can get rid of waste.
Women's Health Care Physicians.
Topical applications, oral medications, or surgery are all viable treatment options for anal leakage.
Fecal incontinence care at Mayo Clinic.