What is Manual removal of stool?

Category: Procedures


One or two fingers are inserted into the rectum to slowly break up the stool into smaller pieces so that it can more easily come out.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 1
None 1

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Manual removal of stool

Side effect Patients
Pain in lower back 1


Based on patients currently having Manual removal of stool

Dosage Patients
weekly 1
Adherence Evaluations
Always 2
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 1
Not at all hard to take 1
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Manual removal of stool.