Fecal Impaction Relief

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Definition

A fecal impaction is a large lump of dry, hard stool that remains stuck in the rectum. It is most often seen in patients with long-term constipation.


Alternative Names

Impaction of the bowels


Causes, incidence, and risk factors

Constipation is when you are not passing stool as often as you normally do. Your stool becomes hard and dry, and it is difficult to pass.

Fecal impaction is often seen in people who have had constipation for a long time and...

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