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What causes diarrhea and fecal incontinence? 4 possible conditions

See a list of possible causes in order from the most common to the least.

1

Crohn’s Disease

Crohn's disease is a chronic bowel disease that causes severe inflammation of the digestive tract. It is associated with abdominal pain, diarrhea, and may affect your quality of life. Crohn's disease is characterized b...

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Fecal Impaction of the Colon

Fecal impaction of the colon is when stool becomes stuck in the colon and is unable to leave the body.

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3

Intestinal Obstruction

If your small or large intestine becomes blocked, fluid and digested food can't pass through. This can cause bloating, stomach cramps, and burping.

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All About Autonomic Dysrelexia (or Hyperreflexia)

Autonomic dysreflexia (AD), also known as autonomic hyperreflexia, is a condition in which your involuntary nervous system overreacts to stimuli.

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