Anal Penetrative Intercourse as a Risk Factor for Fecal Incontinence

  title={Anal Penetrative Intercourse as a Risk Factor for Fecal Incontinence},
  author={J. Geynisman-Tan and K. Kenton and A. Leader-Cramer and B. Dav{\'e} and K. Bochenska and M. Mueller and S. Collins and C. Lewicky-Gaupp},
  journal={Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery},
  • J. Geynisman-Tan, K. Kenton, +5 authors C. Lewicky-Gaupp
  • Published 2018
  • Medicine
  • Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Objective The aim of the study is to investigate the relationship between anal penetrative intercourse (API) and pelvic floor symptoms, specifically, anal incontinence (AI). Methods This was an institutional review board–approved, cross-sectional, e-mail survey of women enrolled in the Illinois Women's Health Registry. Participants were anonymously queried about their sexual practices and the effects of these on bowel and bladder symptoms. Urinary symptoms were assessed using the urogenital… CONTINUE READING


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