Fecal (Bowel) Incontinence Make an Appointment 413-794-7020 Fecal incontinence, also called bowel or anal incontinence, occurs when you can’t control your bowel movements. It causes stool (feces) to leak unexpectedly. It can range from occasionally leaking stool while you pass gas to complete loss of bowel control. You can expect sensitive, compassionate care from the colorectal experts at Baystate Health. We’ll work closely with you to determine the right treatment plan for your fecal incontinence.