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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
Sit to void: Diverting the male urethra to empty via the perineum, typically done after penectomy for cancer or for severe stricture disease of the urethra, is known as a perineal urethrostomy. The male sits to urinate, otherwise everything is the same. The sphincter muscles of control are unchanged. ...Read more
Not sure why you: Would have dietary restrictions after a perineal urethrostomy as the surgery is there to just direct the flow of urine to a different location. Immediately after the surgery you may want to consider a bland diet as your body is recovering from anesthesia, but that is very quickly over. If you are really concerned why not ask the urologist completing the procedure. ...Read more