Urinary incontinence refers to the inability to control bladder function, while faecal incontinence refers to the inability to control bowel function. Both are common, highly treatable conditions.
Incontinence refers to a lack of control over urination or defecation
Both faecal incontinence and urinary incontinence are common
The older you get, the greater your risk
Incontinence can be cured or improved in most people
Prenevin Govender MBChB(UCT), FCUROL(SA), MMed(UCT) is a Specialist Urologist consulting fulltime at the Life Kingsbury Hospital in Cape Town. Ask a question
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