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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
Can Cauda Equina Spinal Nodule cause pain/pressure through bowel & pelvic area; and severe constant worsening pain through sacral & tailbone area?
Having lower abdomen (left side) swelling, slight pain involved. Also sharp pelvic pain with bowel movements. Help?
Endometriosis- sharp lower left pelvic pain after bowel movement, will also have bright red bleeding from vagina after pushing-lots of pressure?
I had a small bowel study done & my small intestines was in my pelvic area. Is that normal or is everyones body just different?
Usually normal : The report for your study should indicate whether there were any abnormalities. ...Read more
I have terrible, sharp pain on my anus and pelvic area.. First time having this pain.. I can't even even sit down.. Pain came after forced bowel mvmt.
Is there a difference in pelvic abscess and a stricture of the bowel after ileostomy reversal surgery?
Yes: Following reversal the bowel is reconnected and dropped back inside. If the new connection leaks or bacteria gets in, an abscess can form causing pain /fever (treated with antibiotics, drainage or more surgery). This and other problems like mild infections, scarring, kinking, recurrent disease, etc, can cause strictures (narrowing). If severe, that causes partial blockage, bloating, pain. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 are very good otc products), and you may want to try some Hydrocortisone cream to the anus, if it hurts. ...Read more
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