Bowel Incontinence, or Fecal Incontinence, is when you have problems controlling your bowels. The inability to control bowel movements, resulting in involuntary soiling. Some people experience incontinence every day, whereas for others the problem only occurs from time to time.
When you are experiencing problems such as: you have sudden urges to poo that you can't control, you soil yourself without realizing you needed the toilet, you sometimes leak poo – for example, when you pass wind it happens every day or from time to time – a one-off "accident" when you're ill with diarrhea isn't usually a problem, then Bowel incontinence might be arising without noticing.
There are lots of possible causes of bowel incontinence. Often, it's caused by a combination of problems:
Treatment can help improve incontinence and reduce the impact it has on your life. The best treatment for you depends on what's causing the problem. At the Institute of Health & Wellness in Port Saint Lucie, we can assistant you with the best professionals and equipment to treat your bowel incontinence condition.