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Neurological causes of fecal incontinence: Neurological causes of fecal incontinence refers to an inability to control bowel movements that is caused by a disease, disorder, or condition of the nervous system. See detailed information below for a list of 4 causes of Neurological causes of fecal incontinence, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.
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