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External Anal Sphincter
Anal trauma: Traditionally, anal 'trauma' (be it surgical or extracurricular) is the only known cause for 'sphincter bruising.' there is no other real logical explanation for the sphincter to get otherwise bruised... ...Read more
I.do physical therapy to strengthen my external anal sphincter which involoves straining. I'm afraid of developing hemmorhoids.what to do to avoid it?
Puborectalis&external anal sphincter dyssynergia for a year. severe constipation doesn't respond to dietry changes&water.what to do for constipation?
Constipation: If you have the urge but cannot move your bowels,insert a rectal dulcolax suppository or a fleets enema. Sometimes manual disimpaction or full tap waster enema is needed. If you have no urge at all, take oral laxative like fleets phosphosoda, milk of magnesia or dulcolax tablets. Presence of abdominal distension, severe cramps or vomiting requires a physician's prompt attention. Daily senokotS ok ...Read more
Puborectalis&external anal sphincter dyssynergia that cause me to strain.I do physiotherapy that involves strain.how to avoid hemerrhoids to develop?
Suggest specialist: specialist within Gastroenterology esp in field of Motility would be best able to address concerns of dyssynergia (assuming diagnosis was made on manometry) and rule out other confounding factors. Besides physiotherapy, use possible stool softener, avoid toilet paper, use non-alcohol baby wipes/shower to remove irritants, and possible application Balmex - happy to rv prior workup &consult further ...Read more
Doantipsychotics like zyprexa and haldol (haloperidol) affect the internal and external anal sphincter muscles? Or do they increase sweating? Feel dirty down there
Depends on: How the sphincter got bruised! if it was direct insertion trauma or due to constipation, you should be seen by a colon and rectal surgeon to diagnose and treat the problem. Warm tub soaks in plain water for 15-20 minutes can help in the short term until you can be seen by a doctor. ...Read more
Fecal impaction: If stool is stuck in the anal canal it often requires manual disimpaction. Once the blockage is relieved it is important to keep your stools soft and possibly utilize enemas if hard stool still present in the rectum. ...Read more