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Risk Factors for Fecal incontinence

List of Risk Factors for Fecal incontinence

The list of risk factors mentioned for Fecal incontinence in various sources includes:

  • Age - although it becomes more common, fecal incontinence is not a normal part of aging
  • Childbirth
  • Diabetes

Risks factors for Fecal incontinence: medical news summaries:

The following medical news items are relevant to risk factors for Fecal incontinence:

About risk factors:

Risk factors for Fecal incontinence are factors that do not seem to be a direct cause of the disease, but seem to be associated in some way. Having a risk factor for Fecal incontinence makes the chances of getting a condition higher but does not always lead to Fecal incontinence. Also, the absence of any risk factors or having a protective factor does not necessarily guard you against getting Fecal incontinence. For general information and a list of risk factors, see the risk center.


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