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Is It Normal To Feel Pelvic Spasms Before You Have A Bowel Movement
Pelvic spasms: If these "spasms" are really painful, like a sustained cramp, before and after a bowel movement, it suggests the possibility of having an anal fissure--a little tear in the rectal/anal mucous membrane. In order to heal, you should take something to soften your stool (metamucil or MiraLAX (polyethylene glycol) are very good otc products), and you may want to try some Hydrocortisone cream to the anus, if it hurts. ...Read more
The gastrointestinal tract starts at the mouth, travel down the tunnel (esophagus), which connects to the stomach, which then empties into the duodenum, jejunum, and ileum---the three parts of the small intestine (@25 feet). This empties into the colon or large intestine (about 5 feet), which then becomes the sigmoid colon, rectum and out the anus. So, every morsel eaten ...Read more
When I have a bowel movement - I do not feel it passes all the way. I have a sharp pain in my pelvis too - what could this be?
Pelvis pain: Bowel movement does not pass all the way means constipation or partial obstruction. The obstruction can be inside colon or compressing the colon. Also you get pelvic pain. You need ultra sound/ct scan of abdomen and pelvis. Please see your doctor because you also had kidney donor surgery. Scar tissue can cause adhesion. In the meanwhile use stool softener. Thanks. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a dull but sharp pain in my pelvic area before I have a bowel movement or have to urinate, it has been happening the past few days. Any ideas?
I had a bowel movement about 10 minutes ago and i felt an excruciating in my pelvis. It still hurts. What could this be?
Constipation: Straining for bowel movements suggests constipation as the source of your discomfort. Try drinking more water, eating food high in fiber, and possibly taking some supplemental fiber. If you have soft bowel movements that do not require straining to pass and you still have the pain you should be evaluated by a physician for other possible causes. ...Read more
Pelvic pain left side felt while sitting and when pushing for a bowel movement hurts alot whatto do?
See doctor: You should see your doctor for a complete evaluation. ...Read more
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