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is there help fecal retention syndrome?

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Dr. Johnny Green
Colon and Rectal Surgery 41 years experience
Outlet constipation?: Many people have poor coordination in the pelvic floor muscles that perform dual function: tighten up to hold things in during cough, sneeze, laugh or lifting; completely relax to allow easy passage of stool. If the relaxation is incomplete or the muscles tighten up when you push then passing stool will be difficult. Pelvic exercises guided with biofeedback can often improve relaxation.

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A 33-year-old male asked:

What is the definition or description of: Fecal retention?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Fecal retention: Fecal retention = Stool is retained in the rectum. This can be due to medical or psychological causes.

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