If you have been living with incontinence, you may have modified your daily activities around bowel movements. Some people become homebound, fearing an accident in public.
The good news is that you don’t have to live with incontinence. Over the last few years, more treatment options have become available which can provide additional ways of improving lifestyle.
What is the cause of incontinence?
Both men and women can be affected by incontinence. There are several causes of incontinence. The most common causes include damage to the anal muscles or nerves during childbirth.
After a thorough history and physical examination, you and your physician will formulate a treatment plan that is right for you. One or more treatment options may be recommended to address your particular s...
March is Colorectal Awareness Month and I would like to invite anyone over the age of 50 who has not had their first screening colonoscopy to come in and get screened.
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Tempel MB, Pearson EG, Pollock DR, Gilmore-Lynch K, Sklow B, Peche WJ, Snyder MJ. Complications in Patients Undergoing Transanal Hemorrhoidopexy with Dearterialization. Colon and Rectal Clinic of Houston, Houston, TX. Department of Surgery, University of Utah. Abstract. Submitted ASCRS. November 2010.
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