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26 Jul 2008

Faecal Incontinence
Since last two weeks my father who is 80+ is suffering form faecal (stool) incontinence. About a year back he had a heart attack which he recovered and leads a reasonably normal life.
You advice is appreciated.
Thanks
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01 Jan 0001

Meerza

Thank you for visiting health24.com.

I strongly recommend that your father consults a gastroenterologist, in order to have a gastroscopy done, in order to find the cause for his problem. There are a multitude of reasons for his symptoms and the best will be to have a proper diagnosis made and to treat the problem accordingly.

Kind regards




Dr Anrich Burger
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