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Mechanical inserts for the treatment of faecal incontinence: A systematic review
Anal plugs and retrograde colonic irrigation are helpful in fecal incontinence or constipation
AIM: To evaluate the feasibility, clinical effect and predicting factors for favorable outcome of treatment with anal plugs in fecal incontinence and retrograde colonic irrigation RCI in patients with fecal incontinence or constipation. Adults: anal plugs 8 , five stopped immediately, one stopped after 20 mo and two used it for mo. Children: anal plugs 7 , 5 used it on demand for an average of 2. Besides age, no predictive factors for success were found.
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Anal Tampons Anal Plugs. Have any of you guys or gals tried using anal tampons disposable anal plugs to help control your fecal incontinence? It is not a subject that receives a lot of public discussion. Anal tampons or plugs are devices that are worn internally to provide a barrier to prevent anal leakage.
Julia Herbert discusses how anal plugs can be used to improve the quality of life for people with faecal incontinence. Abstract Herbert, J. Nursing Times; 13, 66—