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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: That will not cause or lead to miscarriage.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shaban Faruqui
Specializes in Gastroenterology
Ass. with mensturati: Spastic condition of ano-rectal area, more common in female usually associated with mensturation Other predisposing condition include Sclerotherapy f ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not that similar: Endometriosis pain would be limited to the menstrual cycle. Proctalgia fugax can occur randomly. It affects men and women. It is thought to be a dysfu ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Gordon
Specializes in Adolescent Medicine
Pain in derrière: Do you engage in anal intercourse? Are you frequently constipated? Do you ever notice bright red blood in the bowl before you flush or on the paper wh ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ted Anderson
28 years experience Gynecology
Time: Both are spasms of the levator ani muscles. The difference is largely semantic related to timing and duration of the pain.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
42 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
None: They are generally the same thing, just different terminology.
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kathy Robinson
32 years experience Family Medicine
Need exam: There are many things that can cause rectal pain. It would be a good idea to see your doctor and get a rectal exam. Proctalgia fugax has to do with mu ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
56 years experience General Surgery
See a: colorectal surgeon , first speak to your family doctor , may know some one who handles this type of problem
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerardo Garcia
33 years experience General Surgery
Colorectal and GYN: You should see first a colorectal surgeon to rule out any conditions of the rectum, if negative then a GYN

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