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Rectal Impaction Warning Signs

Notify your doctor if you have fecal impaction and any of the following:

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Last Updated: Dec 13, 2010 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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