Fecal Incontinence Causes Risk Factors and Treatments  Colorectal Surgeon Susan Gearhart
Colon and rectal surgeon Susan Gearhart discusses the causes, risk factors and treatment options available for individuals diagnosed with fecal incontinence, including Johns Hopkins’ multidisciplinary team approach to administering care. To make an appointment with Dr. Gearhart, please call 443-997-1508 (Maryland residents) or 410-464-6641 (outside of Maryland), or learn more at http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/healthlibrary/conditions/adult/digestive_disorders/understanding_fecal_incontinence_134,196/. Questions Answered. 1. What is fecal incontinence? 0:03 2. What are the causes of fecal incontinence? 0:26 3. How can someone prevent fecal incontinence? 1:08 4. What are the risk factors for fecal incontinence? 1:42 5. What's new in the treatment of fecal incontinence? 2:16 6. What surgical procedures are used to treat fecal incontinence? 3:10 7. Why should patients choose Johns Hopkins for their treatment needs? 3:44