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1.  Bowel Incontinence
Bowel incontinence, also called fecal incontinence, is a loss of bowel control that results in involuntary fecal elimination. Severity can range from an infrequent involuntary passage of small amounts of stool to ...
Symptoms:
  • Fecal incontinence
2.  Spinal Cord Injury
A spinal cord injury, or damage to the spinal cord, is an extremely serious type of physical trauma. It will likely have a lasting and significant impact on most aspects of daily life. According to the Nationa...
This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.
Symptoms:
  • Fecal incontinence
  • Erectile dysfunction
  • Fatigue
  • Muscle rigidity
  • Chokes when swallowing
3.  Spinal Cord Abscess
Spinal cord abscess (SCA) is a rare condition capable of causing permanent damage to the spinal cord. Abscesses are caused when injured tissue becomes infected. The body's immune system sends white blood cells to hel...
This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.
Symptoms:
  • Fecal incontinence
  • Headache
  • Neck pain
  • Erectile dysfunction
  • Numbness
4.  Crohn’s Disease
Crohn's disease is a chronic bowel disease that causes severe inflammation of the digestive tract. It is associated with abdominal pain, diarrhea, and may affect your quality of life. Crohn's disease is characterized b...
Symptoms:
  • Fecal incontinence
  • Lactose intolerance
  • Loss of appetite
  • General weakness
  • Aversion to food or drink
5.  Meningomyelocele in Children
Meningomyelocele is a type of spina bifida, a kind of birth defect in which the spinal canal and the backbone don't close before birth. This type of birth defect is also called a neural tube defect. The spinal cord an...
Symptoms:
  • Fecal incontinence
  • Urinary incontinence
  • Hip muscle weakness
  • Lack of sensation
  • Leg paralysis
6.  Intestinal Obstruction
Intestinal obstruction occurs when there is a blockage of your small or large intestine. The blockage prevents the passage of fluid or digested food. The blockage may be partial or total.There are many potential cause...
Symptoms:
  • Fecal incontinence
  • Abdominal pain
  • Diarrhea
  • Aversion to food or drink
  • Change in bowel habit
7.  Seizures
Seizures are changes in the brain's electrical activity. This can cause dramatic, noticeable symptoms or even no symptoms at all. The symptoms of a severe seizure are often widely recognized, including violent shakin...
This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.
Symptoms:
  • Fecal incontinence
  • Unequal pupils
  • Frothy sputum
  • Ecchymosis
  • Irregular breathing
8.  All About Autonomic Dysrelexia (or Hyperreflexia)
Autonomic dysreflexia (AD) is a condition where the involuntary nervous system overreacts to external or bodily stimuli. This reaction causes a dangerous spike in blood pressure, racing heart, constriction of periphera...
Symptoms:
  • Fecal incontinence
  • Constipation
  • Headache
  • Increase in blood pressure
  • Urinary urgency
9.  What is Alzheimer's Disease?
Alzheimer's disease (AD), the most common cause of dementia, is a progressive brain disorder. Learn about the causes, signs and research being done about AD.
Symptoms:
  • Fecal incontinence
  • Loss of sense of smell
  • Retrograde amnesia
  • Perception disturbance
  • Impulsivity
10.  Anal Cancer
Anal cancer is an uncommon cancer occurring in the tissues that make up the opening through which stool passes out of the body.
Symptoms:
  • Fecal incontinence
  • Constipation
  • Pain
  • Anal itching
  • Gastrointestinal bleeding
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