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Accidental Bowel Leakage


What is accidental bowel leakage? Accidental bowel leakage is loss of normal control of your bowels. It also is called fecal incontinence. This condition leads to leakage of solid or liquid stool (feces) or gas. Women's Health What is accidental bowel leakage? Why does accidental bowel l...

November 2014

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Surgery for Stress Urinary Incontinence


What is stress urinary incontinence (SUI)? SUI is a type of urinary incontinence. With SUI, a woman leaks urine when she coughs, laughs, or sneezes or during certain activities, such as walking, running, or exercising. Special Procedures What is stress urinary incontinence (SUI)? Wh...

July 2014

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Surgery for Pelvic Organ Prolapse


What is pelvic organ prolapse? Pelvic organ prolapse is a disorder in which one or more of the pelvic organs drop from their normal position (see FAQ012 Pelvic Support Problems). What organs can be affected by pelvic organ prolapse? The organs that can be affected include the following: • Uter...

December 2013

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Pelvic Support Problems


What are pelvic support problems? The pelvic organs include the vagina, cervix, uterus, bladder, urethra, small intestines, and rectum. The pelvic organs are held in place by muscles of the pelvic floor. Layers of connective tissue called fascia also provide support. These supporting muscles and ...

May 2011

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Urinary Incontinence


What is urinary incontinence? Leakage of urine is called urinary incontinence. Some women leak small amounts of urine. At other times, leakage of urine is frequent or severe. Gynecologic Problems What is urinary incontinence?  Are there different types of urinary incontinence?&...

May 2011

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