Medicine:Anal plug

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An anal plug is a medical device sometimes used to treat fecal incontinence by blocking involuntary loss of fecal material.[1] They vary in design and composition, but are typically single-use disposable devices made out of soft materials that open out into a bowl shape during use.[citation needed]

References

  1. Deutekom, Marije; Dobben, Annette C. (2015-07-20). "Plugs for containing faecal incontinence". The Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (7): CD005086. doi:10.1002/14651858.CD005086.pub4. ISSN 1469-493X. PMID 26193665.