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Incontinence

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Last reviewed: May 2018

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Faecal incontinence What is incontinence? Continence Foundation of Australia

Faecal incontinence is a term used to describe leakage from the bowel due to poor bowel control.

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Incontinence and continence problems

Many things can be done to manage, treat and sometimes cure incontinence and continence problems.

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Where to get help for incontinence

A number of health professionals specialise in the area of incontinence. It may be confusing to work out who to see to treat the problem. This fact sheet outlines how to approach the first appointment with a doctor, the range of services available and the role of various health professionals.

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Caring for someone with incontinence

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Medical conditions and incontinence Caring for someone with incontinence Continence Foundation of Australia

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In residential care or hospital Managing incontinence Continence Foundation of Australia

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Bowel problems Managing incontinence Continence Foundation of Australia

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Who's at risk? The facts Continence Foundation of Australia

Some health conditions and life events can put you at risk of developing either urinary or faecal incontinence. What are the known risk factors? Learn about important health alerts.

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What's Faecal Incontinence (FI)? | Incontinence in Confidence

Faecal incontinence is any bowel (poo) leakage, also known as soiling or poor bowel control. About one in twenty Australians experience faecal incontinence, including thousands of teenagers and young people. Continence Foundation of Australia.

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Urinary incontinence What is incontinence? Continence Foundation of Australia

Urinary incontinence is a term used to describe poor bladder control.

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