The physicians and staff at University Women's Care are a team of caring professionals. Our providers have the expertise to treat even the most complex urogynecologic problems. We provide practiced, thoughtful care and work with our patients to find the most appropriate diagnosis and treatment to meet each woman's unique personal needs.
Bowel or anal incontinence is the involuntary loss of feces or gas (flatus). This type of incontinence is usually associated with childbirth - whether recent or from many years in the past - which can injure the sphincter muscles of the anus. Gastrointestinal tract disorders such as diarrhea or constipation and rectal prolapse (rectocele) can also result in anal incontinence.
Learn more about common types of bowel incontinence and related conditions.
Accurately diagnosing the cause of the anal incontinence helps determine the most effective treatment for a woman's particular situation.Tests used to diagnose the type of incontinence or to determine its cause include:
Once a diagnosis is made, treatment focuses on the cause of the incontinence.
Treatments we offer include:
Our providers have the expertise to treat even the most complex urogynecologic problems with practiced, thoughtful care for the needs of our patients. Request an appointment or learn more about our physicians below.
To refer a patient to the University Women's Care pelvic health program:
The pelvic health program at UMMC sees patients by physician-referral and self-referral.
2500 North State Street
Jackson, MS 39216
General Information: 601-984-1000
Patient Appointments: 888-815-2005