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Related to incontinence: Bowel incontinence, Faecal incontinence

incontinence

[in′känt·ən·əns]
(medicine)
Inability to control the natural evacuations, as the feces or the urine; specifically, involuntary evacuation from organic causes.
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On examination of the patient, significant obesity should be noted, and an abdominal exam, screening neurological exam, and pelvic exam (to identify significant pelvic organ prolapse, pelvic floor function, objective stress incontinence, and vaginal atrophy) should be performed.
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Key Words: Urinary incontinence Stress incontinence Urge incontinence Kegel exercises.
I want to make life easier for everyone with occasional incontinence.
While one's race, childbearing experience(s), and aging cannot be altered, these results demonstrate that there are things we can do to minimize or prevent urinary, fecal, or dual incontinence.
Urinary incontinence affects more than one-third of women aged 70 years or older.
Stress incontinence is leakage when you cough, sneeze, laugh or exercise (which for some people may include gentle exercise like walking).
Adult incontinence is not exclusive to seniors, however; nor is incontinence necessarily a natural part of aging.
People with this form of incontinence are not able to make it to the restroom in time.