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Complications of Fecal incontinence

Complications list for Fecal incontinence:

The list of complications that have been mentioned in various sources for Fecal incontinence includes:

See also the symptoms of Fecal incontinence and Fecal incontinence: Introduction.

Complications of Fecal incontinence:

Loss of bowel control can be devastating. People who have fecal incontinence may feel ashamed, embarrassed, or humiliated. Some don't want to leave the house out of fear they might have an accident in public. Most try to hide the problem as long as possible, so they withdraw from friends and family. The social isolation is unfortunate but may be reduced because treatment can improve bowel control and make incontinence easier to manage. (Source: excerpt from Fecal Incontinence: NIDDK)

Fecal incontinence as a symptom:

For a more detailed analysis of Fecal incontinence as a symptom, including causes, drug side effect causes, and drug interaction causes, please see our Symptom Center information for Fecal incontinence.

About complications:

Complications of Fecal incontinence are secondary conditions, symptoms, or other disorders that are caused by Fecal incontinence. In many cases the distinction between symptoms of Fecal incontinence and complications of Fecal incontinence is unclear or arbitrary.


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