Fecal Incontinence- Unrecognized Concern with Bariatric Surgery

Articles, Stool Management

Nearly one-third of adults in the United States are clinically obese, according to the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and more than 42 percent of Americans are overweight. Many people go to great lengths to achieve a healthy body weight, with more than 250,000 people undergoing bariatric surgery each year. Physicians perform bariatric surgery to […]

Is Cholecystectomy Responsible for Causing Incontinence?

Stool Management

Gallbladder disease is a relatively common condition, affecting about 20.5 million people in the U.S. Cholecystectomy, the surgical removal of the gallbladder, is a standard procedure performed worldwide, with over 700,000 surgeries each year. Despite the surgery being recognized as safe and effective, but it is crucial to understand its potential side effects, including fecal […]