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I'm constipated. I could feel a bulge near my rectum when I sit down. Is there a way that I can get rid of this asap?

I'm constipated. I could feel a bulge near my rectum when I sit down. Is there a way that I can get rid of this asap?

Need a diagnosis.: Without more information i can't tell if you have a rectocele, but it is certainly possible. These are often treated with increasing dietary fiber and water, often also adding a fiber supplement such as psyllium. Your gynecologist or a colorectal surgeon can tell if you have a rectocele on examination, and can advise you about management options. ...Read more

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The rectum is the last portion of the GI tract where the colon ends. It is heavily muscled and generally remains contacted to control the colonic contents but is under conscious control when a ...Read more


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Stool sat in rectum overnight so constipated took mirilax and 2 suppositories since yesterday rectum and colon hurts so bad I can't even sit?

Stool sat in rectum overnight so constipated took mirilax and 2 suppositories since yesterday rectum and colon hurts so bad I can't even sit?

Enema: Miralax (polyethylene glycol) or any laxatives won't help. You have to work from below. Since glycerin rectal suppository did not help,try administering a fleets enema or a gentle soap suds enema. If not successful and you're still very uncomfortable, you'll need to be manually disimpacted in the hospital emergency room. ...Read more

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Could rectum typically hurt after constipation?

Could rectum typically hurt after constipation?

Yes: after passing hard stool you may have torn the anal canal and a fissure formed. it may feel like a knife-like tearing pain followed by severe spasm lasting minute to hours. Get you non caffeine/non alcohol fluid up to 80-100oz per day, warm tub soaks 2-3 times per day and if not better in 2 weeks see a colon and rectal surgeon ...Read more

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Would your rectum typically hurt after constipation? What can I do for this?

Would your rectum typically hurt after constipation? What can I do for this?

It can: Take stool softeners, drink lots of fluid, sitz baths, fruits & vegetables. If not improved in 3-5 days, it may be a fissure caused by hard stool and straining. See you doctor. ...Read more

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Was constipated now groin taint and rectum pain?

Was constipated now groin taint and rectum pain?

Likely all related: to constipation.Start taking daily fiber for 2 weeks and things might work themselves out.If so,it is important for u to get daily fiber in diet or with Metamucil.If problems persist,c ur doc. ...Read more

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I'm not constipated, but I am bleeding from my rectum, is it normal?

I'm not constipated, but I am bleeding from my rectum, is it normal?

Never: Rectal bleeding is never normal. The causes are many, including hemorrhoids, inflammatory bowel disease, trauma, polyps, and others. At least a good history and exam from a primary care provider is needed. Depending on that evaluation, specialist referral may be indicated. ...Read more

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8yrold constipated 10days. Xray neg 4 obstrctn, rectum empty. Mom, miralax7doses?

8yrold constipated 10days. Xray neg 4 obstrctn, rectum empty. Mom, miralax7doses?

As a start: Milk of mag and MiraLAX (polyethylene glycol) are safe laxatives. I would suggest that if this doesn't get better, your child should definitely get further evaluated. ...Read more

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Can you apply vasline into rectum to relieve constipation?

Can you apply vasline into rectum to relieve constipation?

No: This will not help with constipation. Its only utility is to help with lubrication if one is passing a large hard stool. I would recommend a suppository or enema however instead. ...Read more

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