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Chronic faecal incontinence (FI) is a treatable condition. It’s not a normal part of aging. And nobody should have to deal with it on their own.
FAECAL INCONTINENCE IS COMMON
IN AUSTRALIA 1 IN 15 ADULTS
People with FI reported more depression more embarrassment and lower quality of life when compared to people without FI.2
If FI is disrupting your life, tell a doctor.
Key Statistics. Continence Foundation of Australia website. Available at: https://www.continence.org.au/pages/prevalence-and-economic-impact-of-incontinencein-australia-deloitte-access-economics-2010.html. Accessed Sept 18, 2019.
Rockwood TH, Church JM, Fleshman JW, et al. Fecal Incontinence Quality of Life Scale – Quality of life instrument for patients with fecal incontinence. Dis Colon Rectum. 2000;43:9-16.
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