What is fecal incontinence?
Also known as: FI, incontinence, bowel incontinence, bowel control problems, fecal soiling.
When a child does not have control over their bowel movements (past the age of toilet training- at least 4 years of age), and leaks solid or liquid (or mucous) stool from the rectum at unexpected times, it is known as fecal incontinence.
Reviewed by: Juan L Calisto, MD
This page was last updated on: 1/29/2019 3:21:13 PM
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