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Faecal Incontinence


Although less common than urinary icontinence this is a very distressing problem.

Continence GP, nurses and physiotherapists and our surgeons can give advice regarding good bladder and bowel habits and diet.

Pelvic Floor Exercises can help many patients.

There are colorectal surgeons who specialise in the management of faecal incontinence whom our doctors or your GP can refer you to.

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