Do you have a leaky butt? Experiencing this is called fecal incontinence , a loss of bowel control where fecal material involuntarily leaks from your butt. According to the American College of Gastroenterology, fecal incontinence is common, affecting more than 5. Some medical experts include soiling as a symptom of fecal incontinence. Soiling is when mucus or poop stains appear on your underwear. A leaky butt can be caused by a number of digestive tract disorders and chronic diseases, including:.
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Accidental bowel leakage is loss of normal control of your bowels. It also is called fecal incontinence. This condition leads to leakage of solid or liquid stool feces or gas. Accidental bowel leakage can occur if there are problems with the muscles and nerves in the rectum and pelvis.
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