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How is rectal tenesmus treated?

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Dr. Eric Kaplan
41 years experience in Colon and Rectal Surgery
By ruling out: The numerous causes of tenesmus, including diet, fluids, rectal masses or tumors or inflammation, infection. See your primary doctor and get a full physical and history and then they can go from there with additional testing or referrals.
Answered on Mar 31, 2018
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