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what are the symptoms of fecal impaction?

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Dr. Eric Kaplan
41 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
feeling: Of fullness in your rectum that you can't get out, recent absence of a normal bm, sometimes leakage of liquid from anus or only watery stools as that is all that gets around the impaction. Need to be evaluated to determine the reason for your impaction.
Answered on Apr 29, 2013
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