What causes an impacted tooth may not be known — for some people, it just happens. Genetics can play a role, so if a parent had an impacted tooth, their child may experience the same problem. We often hear about older teenagers or adults having impacted wisdom teeth.
A fecal impaction is a solid, immobile bulk of feces that can develop in the rectum as a result of chronic constipation. A related term is fecal loading which refers to a large volume of stool in the rectum of any consistency. Symptoms include chronic constipation.
Fecal impaction FI is a state of prolonged constipation. It occurs when the stool is so hard that it cannot pass with a normal bowel movement. There are some risk factors, including a high-fat diet, immobility for a prolonged period of time, and psychological factors, but it can occur without an identifiable reason.
Wisdom teeth are the last of your teeth to appear erupt in the mouth. Sometimes a wisdom tooth becomes stuck below the surface of your gums impactedand grows at an odd angle, possibly causing complications. Impacted wisdom teeth are third molars at the back of the mouth that don't have enough room to emerge or develop normally.
Skip to search form Skip to main content. Moreover impaction of coin in larynx has never been reported previously. With this background, we report a rare case of coin impaction in larynx in a healthy adult.
Back to Health A to Z. Constipation is common and it affects people of all ages. You can usually treat it at home with simple changes to your diet and lifestyle.
Normally, people have bowel movements at fairly regular intervals, and stool passes out of the body easily without much straining or discomfort. In constipation, bowel movements either occur less often than expected or the stool is hard, dry and difficult to pass. Most of the time, constipation is not related to an illness or digestive disorder.
Patients complaining of constipation require a history and examination and possibly simple investigations to find out if their problem is secondary to other conditions or drugs. If there is no underlying cause, non-drug treatments such as increasing dietary fibre should be recommended. Drug treatment can be considered if the constipation persists.