A 23-year-old female asked:
sometimes i wake up from sleep with what seems like a proctalgia fugax, pain lasts minutes.no problem w/ bowel movement&no constipation.endometriosis?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Internal Medicine 59 years experience
Most sources: feel that the rectal pain is due to MUSCLE SPASMS around the rectum .....the cause is unknown and there are usually no other lower bowel symptoms.
A muscle relaxant might be useful at night!
CLONODINE has also been suggested!
Ask your Primary Care Provider for a suggestion!
Hope this is helpful!
Last updated Apr 16, 2018
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