4 doctors weighed in:

What causes fecal impaction?

4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Eric Kaplan
Surgery - Colorectal
3 doctors agree

In brief: Most commonly

Due to dehydration or excessive caffeine intake/alcohol intake, medication that cause constipation.
Of course must always consider physical problems causing blocckage such as adhesion, stricture, tumor or inflammation. Best to see your doctor and get a thorough exam.

In brief: Most commonly

Due to dehydration or excessive caffeine intake/alcohol intake, medication that cause constipation.
Of course must always consider physical problems causing blocckage such as adhesion, stricture, tumor or inflammation. Best to see your doctor and get a thorough exam.
Thank
Get help from a real doctor now
Dr. Marsha Davis
Board Certified,
27 years in practice
67M people helped
Continue
100,000 doctors available