Fecal impaction: Introduction
Fecal impaction: Impaction of hard stool in the bowel.
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causes, and treatments of Fecal impaction is available below.
Symptoms of Fecal impaction
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Home Diagnostic Testing
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Alternative Treatments for Fecal impaction
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Causes of Fecal impaction
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Disease Topics Related To Fecal impaction
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Fecal impaction: Undiagnosed Conditions
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Misdiagnosis and Fecal impaction
Chronic digestive conditions often misdiagnosed: When diagnosing chronic symptoms
of the digestive tract, there are a variety of conditions that may be misdiagnosed.
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Intestinal bacteria disorder may be hidden cause: One of the lesser known causes of diarrhea
is an imbalance of bacterial in the gut, sometimes called intestinal imbalance.
The digestive system contains a variety of ...read more »
Antibiotics often causes diarrhea: The use of antibiotics are very likely
to cause some level of diarrhea in patients.
The reason is that antibiotics kill off not...read more »
Food poisoning may actually be an infectious disease: Many people who come down
with "stomach symptoms" like diarrhea assume that it's "something I ate" (i.e. food poisoning).
In...read more »
Mesenteric adenitis misdiagnosed as appendicitis in children: Because appendicitis is one of the
more feared conditions for a child with abdominal pain, it can be over-diagnosed
(it can, of...read more »
Celiac disease often fails to be diagnosed cause of chronic digestive symptoms: One of the most common chronic digestive
conditions is celiac disease, a malabsorption disorder with a variety of symptoms (see symptoms of
celiac disease)...read more »
Chronic digestive diseases hard to diagnose: There is an inherent
difficulty in diagnosing the various types of chronic digestive diseases.
Some of the better known possibilities are peptic ulcer, colon cancer...read more »
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Definitions of Fecal impaction:
Accumulation of hardened feces in the rectum or lower colon which the person cannot move
- (Source - WordNet 2.1)
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