Bowel Incontinence

Faecal or bowel incontinence is the involuntary release of faeces. It is a common condition, particularly in the elderly or amongst those who have suffered a stroke. Learn more about bowel incontinence causes, symptoms and treatment here.

Dealing with incontinence

Difficulty in the control of the bladder or the bowel can occur at any age. This can be a very distressing and embarrassing experience for people who suffer from incontinence.

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Dr Prenevin Govender completed his MBChB at the University of Cape Town in 2001. He obtained his Fellowship of the College of Urologists in 2009 and graduated with distinction for a Masters in Medicine from the University of Cape Town in 2010. His special interests include laparoscopic, pelvic organ prolapse and urinary incontinence surgery. He consults full-time at Life Kingsbury Hospital in Claremont.

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