Fecal incontinence (FI), commonly referred to as bowel control problems, is the inability to hold a bowel movement until reaching a bathroom. FI also refers to accidental leakage –for example, while passing gas–of solid or liquid stool. This article talks about common causes, symptoms, and treatments for FI.
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