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Can fecal impaction be harmful to your health in any way. If you suspect having it, what should your approach be and what treatment is possible.

Mostly discomfort. Fecal impaction suggests a large hard stool that will not pass without help. It can be cause rectal pain and severe bloating. Multiple enemas may be needed to soften the stool to allow passage. Prevention is better than treatment: eat enough fiber daily and drink enough water to keep stool soft and passing easily.