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What are symptoms of rectal foreign body?

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Most people will have no symptoms. In some cases, especially if there has been a delay in seeking medical help, a person may have a complication that causes symptoms. The most likely signs include:

If an object has caused a complication such as peritonitis -- inflammation of the abdominal wall -- you will have a very tender belly.

  • Belly pain
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Fever
  • Rectal bleeding

From: Foreign Body, Rectum WebMD Medical Reference

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Foreign Body, Rectum from eMedicineHealth

Reviewed by Carol DerSarkissian on May 15, 2018

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Foreign Body, Rectum from eMedicineHealth

Reviewed by Carol DerSarkissian on May 15, 2018

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