Anal intercourse linked to faecal incontinence

Anal intercourse contributes to faecal incontinence, especially among men, according to a population-based study completed by more than 4000 US adults.

The researchers say the findings provide initial epidemiologic evidence supporting a link been anal intercourse and faecal incontinence.

The results show that while more women respondents than male respondents said they had ever had anal intercourse (37% vs 5%), men had a higher prevalence of