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Updated 05 August 2015

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Constipation is a common cause of faecal incontinence, i.e. when liquid faeces flow around and past an impacted stool. Constipation may also make emptying the bladder more difficult.

If you are prone to constipation, try adapting your diet to contain more fibre, or speak to your doctor regarding stool softeners.

Visit our Incontinence Centre for more on managing this condition.

 
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