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Incontinence - resources

The following organizations are good resources for information on incontinence.

Fecal incontinence:

  • The American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists - www.acog.org/~/media/for%20patients/faq139.ashx
  • International Foundation for Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders - www.aboutincontinence.org
  • National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse - http://digestive.niddk.nih.gov/ddiseases/pubs/fecalincontinence

Urinary incontinence::

  • The American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists - www.acog.org/~/media/for%20patients/faq081.ashx
  • National Kidney and Urologic Diseases Information Clearinghouse - http://kidney.niddk.nih.gov/kudiseases/topics/incontinence.asp
  • The Simon Foundation for Continence - www.simonfoundation.org
  • Womenshealth.gov - http://womenshealth.gov/publications/our-publications/fact-sheet/urinary-incontinence

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Update Date: 11/12/2012

Updated by: Jennifer K. Mannheim, ARNP, Medical Staff, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health, Seattle Children's Hospital. Also reviewed by A.D.A.M. Health Solutions, Ebix, Inc., Editorial Team: David Zieve, MD, MHA, David R. Eltz, Stephanie Slon, and Nissi Wang.

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