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A 84-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Cloud
41 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Weak anal sphincter: This depends on a couple of things. Where the weakness is secondary to disruption of the muscle (number one cause prior 4th degree episiotomy repair) ... Read More

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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
59 years experience Internal Medicine
There are: also EXERCISES which may be very helpful! I suggest you consult a Gastroenterologist with expertise in ANAL MOTILITY! (YES there are such experts in t ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
59 years experience Internal Medicine
It's: safe but not "normal" There is corrective surgical relief for you!!! This weakness may worsen with age and should be dealt with before its a "bigger" ... Read More
Dr. Natalie Hodge
26 years experience Pediatrics
No: This is not a good solution to your anal sphincter problem. Get in for a visit with your OB GYN for evaluation. To your Best Health! Hope this hel ... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Johnny Green
41 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Sphincter injury?: Poor control of stool and flatus after "anus trauma" raises the question of injury to the anal sphincter muscles. While this would not give a clear a ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Leakage: One possible explanation is that liquid fecal material can leak out around impacted hard stool. Perhaps you should try a course of stool softeners lik ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
23 years experience Family Medicine
Rectal fissure: Fissures from constipation will cause rectal pain, less likely back pain per se. Muscles spasms are not common except for the muscles in the anal area ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Woods
28 years experience Pathology
Soften stool/diet,,,: Likely the best way to stop this is by getting more fruits and vegetables in your diet. This way your stools may be softened and so there'd be less p ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
Masturbation: You have mistaken ideas about masturbation. It will not make you weak, not matter how often you do it. Eat whatever you want; food has nothing to do w ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Angelina Postoev md facs
17 years experience General Surgery
Not enough info: not sure what you mean by jagged shapes? Is it as growth or hemorrhoid? Is there pain?
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
30 years experience Geriatrics
Probably not, but...: Being overweight won't cause muscles to be weak but lack of exercise can lead to becoming overweight. In fact, exercise is a great way to strengt ... Read More

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