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Synonyms for intestine

the part of the alimentary canal between the stomach and the anus

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Faecal incontinence is a result of poor bowel control and includes symptoms of inadvertent passage of stool, soiling, or excessive escape of flatus.
WASHINGTON -- Use of a vaginal bowel control device currently under review by the Food and Drug Administration resulted in a significant reduction of fecal incontinence episodes and significant improvements in quality of life, with only mild and transient adverse events, a pivotal study has shown.
In addition, he regained bladder and bowel control, and sexual function.
But more people suffer from incontinence than asthma, diabetes and epilepsy combined and the Bladder and Bowl Foundation (B&BF) estimates that one in four of us will have a problem with our bladder control at some time and one in ten with bowel control.
Kaszeta added: "There are none of the other signs you would expect to see in the aftermath of a chemical attack, such as intermediate levels of casualties, severe visual problems, vomiting and loss of bowel control.
After 12 weeks, they experienced improvements in sensation and muscle strength, which was associated with enhanced potency and improved bladder and bowel control that eventually allowed patients to live catheter-free.
Needing assistance with bladder or bowel control will affect an individual's life in many ways.
1) Flexi-Seal[R] FMS is indicated for patients with little or no bowel control and liquid or semi-liquid stool, and can be used for up to 29 consecutive days.
This in turn resulted in poor urinary and bowel control.
She suffered cramps, fevers and loss of bowel control but attributed it to the long-running health issues that landed her in hospital to begin with, and did not discover the sponge until an October 2007 x-ray.
This treatment is a tremendous advancement that has the potential to improve patients' bowel control and their quality of life," added Boller.
Bowel control is an important developmental milestone for children.
The nine MSspecific scales used in the MSQLI were the Modified Fatigue Impact Scale (MFIS), the MOS Pain Effects Scale (PES), the Sexual Satisfaction Scale, the Bladder Control Scale, the Bowel Control Scale, the Impact of Visual Impairment Scale (IVIS), the Perceived Deficits Questionnaire (PDQ), the Mental Health Inventory (MHI), and the MOS Modified Social Support Survey (MSSS).
Dinh Duc had complete motor and sensory paralysis, and he did not have bladder and bowel control.
This system enables critically ill patients and persons with loss of bowel control to be connected using an indwelling catheter to a containment pouch.