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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 Womens Health What is accidental bowel leakage Why does accidental bowel leakage occur What ...

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 What causes SUI What nonsurgica...

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 Uterus Top of th...

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 fascia may ...

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 incontinencenbsp Are there different types of urinary incontinencenbsp What are the symptom...

May 2011

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