Faecal incontinence - the practicalities
The biggest problem with faecal incontinence, not often mentioned, is
not knowing what will come out of the anus. Consequently, passing wind is
only safe if sitting on the toilet - it might be wind, but it could be
explosive diarrhoea. This means spending alot of time in the bathroom.
Mobility also affects gut activity, and prophylactic immodium before
walking any distance (or even an extended trip to the shops) is a great
Finally, RADAR keys are available for people with bowel problems.
Easier access to public or shop toilets makes a big difference.
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