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Hi, well basically I've been suffering with light lower Abdomen and lower back pain with sudden stabbing perineal pain. What's going on?
Get checked.: We don't have enough information to figure out what's wrong. How long have you had it? Do you have problems urinating? A fever? Diarrhea or constipation? If this has occurred for a couple of days and not gotten better, you need to be checked to be sure you don't have a serious infection. ...Read more
Have been straining for years while pooping. Now I have twitching in perineal with pain . What is the best thing to do?
How do I go on from here?Im22
See a doctor: I know it can be embarrassing to talk about poop, but go see a doctor and discuss your chronic constipation. Chronic straining can cause hemorrhoids, fissures, and other anal problems you don't want. Your doctor or a GI specialist can work with you to get a regimen that will keep you "going" without trouble. Keep seeing the doctor until you're better - it's a long process, but don't give up. ...Read more
I have a torn perineal brevis in my ankle and have constant pain. Is surgery the best option for that?
I have small cut on perineal line while shaving with trimmer. It bleeded a bit but it is ok now only a slight pain while sitting. any treatment reqd?
I noticed the skin directly next to my perineal raphe (penis) has turned dark brown. No pain or itch. Skin is not rough or flaky. No sex in 4+ months.
It may be ok : This may be best discussed with a urologist. The dermatologist but also clarify. Pigmentation can occur for variety reasons, and just because occurs does not mean it's a bad thing ...Read more
What is perineal rectosigmoidectomy? What is a low anterior resection with rectoplexy? Can either be done microscopicaly? Should an 86 year old woman have this done? We don't want her to go through a major surgery and be in pain for long. Her rectal prol
Both : Both these procedures are done for rectal prolapse. The perineal rectosigmoidectomy is done from below by making an incision and removing the rectum and the last part of the colon to prevent the rectum from prolapsing (also known as the altemeier procedure) the second procedure you mention is the low anterior resection with rectopexy is done through the abdomen and the surgeon removes a part of the colon and pulls the rectum up and sutures it to the inlet of the sacrum to prevent it from prolapsing back out. For an 86 year old unless she is in great medical condition the first procedure perineal rectosigmoidectomy would be a safer procedure as it is less invasive and offers a good outcome. ...Read more