Because of the embarrassment surrounding fecal incontinence, many people wait longer than necessary before seeking medical help. If the inability to control your bowel movements is an ongoing problem, consult your doctor.
Although some causes of fecal incontinence are harder to treat than others, most people with this problem can overcome it. Between 70% and 80% of people with this problem get at least some relief with treatment.
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