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Fecal Impaction symptoms
Fecal Impaction

Symptoms could include:

  • Pain is a general term that describes uncomfortable sensations in the body, ranging from annoying to debilitating. Pain stems from activation of the nervous system and is highly subjective.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Diarrhea is characterized by loose, watery stools or a frequent need to have a bowel movement. It usually lasts a few days and often disappears without any treatment.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Read about the causes of abdominal pain and painful urination, which include STIs, kidney stones, cancer, and more.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Abdominal tenderness, or point tenderness in your abdomen, is when pressure on an area of your abdomen causes pain. It may also feel sore and tender. If the removal of pressure causes pain, then that's known as rebound tenderness or Blumberg sign....
    Source:HLCMS
  • Abdominal pain is pain that occurs between the chest and pelvic regions. Abdominal pain can be crampy, achy, dull, intermittent or sharp. It's also called a stomachache.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Bowel incontinence, also called fecal incontinence, is a loss of bowel control that results in involuntary fecal elimination. Severity can range from an infrequent involuntary passage of small amounts of stool to a total loss of bowel control.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Bowel movements normally occur at approximately the same time each day. The feces (stool) itself should be soft enough that it can be passed without straining.
    Source:Healthline
    Date:September 30, 2007
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