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A 42-year-old male asked:

Are only fissures or lesions attributable to proctolgia fugax? or can you have these spasms for no reason?

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Dr. Scot Lewey
Gastroenterology 38 years experience
No reason : Anal fissures, fistula & hemorrhoidal disease can cause anorectal pain. Proctalgia fugax or rectal pain & spasms can result from these conditions but many times the cause of proctalgia fugax is never determined as it is generally a poorly understood & often difficult to treat disorder.
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