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Dr. Carolyn Messere
71 Doctors shared insights

Rectal Pain (Overview)

Rectal pain - The rectum is the last section of the Large Intestine. Rectal pain means that there is discomfort in that area.


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Can ovarian remnants cause rectal pain?

Can ovarian remnants cause rectal pain?

YES: Yes it cit can still ovulate and cause ovulation pain that can transfer to rectum
and or either because if you llost the ovary because of surgery scar tissue can cause rectal pain
or if you had any history of endometriosis that still cab stay active and cause pelvic and rectal pain. ...Read more

Dr. Carolyn Messere
71 Doctors shared insights

Rectal Pain (Overview)

Rectal pain - The rectum is the last section of the Large Intestine. Rectal pain means that there is discomfort in that area.


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Dx'd w/ ovarian solid tumor 4cm history of colonic inertia now constipation is worse and severe rectal pain tumor on rt and painful across the low abdomen?

Dx'd w/ ovarian solid tumor 4cm history of colonic inertia now constipation is worse and severe rectal pain tumor on rt and painful across the low abdomen?

Go back to doctor: And do this asap. If you have a full or partial colonic obstruction that will have to be dealt with immediately, if not sooner. Go now. Do not delay. ...Read more

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Managing Neck Pain (Checklist)

Use your pain medication as directed
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Avoid fast movements
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See your doctor if your neck pain hasn't improved in 1 week
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Rectal pain and pain relief question. Are acetominophen suppositories for treating anus or rectal pain?

Rectal pain and pain relief question. Are acetominophen suppositories for treating anus or rectal pain?

Not necessarily: Acetomenophen, whether taken orally or per recum, is absorbed into the bloodstream and circulates to its site of action. There is no advantage to take the drug rectally if you have rectal pain because the drug does not produce its effects at the sie of administration. ...Read more

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Rectal pain seems to be there all the time. What treatment can help relieve the pain?

Hmmm: Hemorrhoid or rectal cancer? You need to be seen. Most likely it is an anal fissure or a hemorrhoid, but you need an evaluation. ...Read more

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Managing Knee Pain (Checklist)

Try to determine the cause
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If swollen, ice the knee with a bag of ice, frozen peas, etc.
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See a doctor
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Consider seeing a physical therapist
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How to prevent rectal pain from endometriosis?

How to prevent rectal pain from endometriosis?

Estrogen blockers: The only way to prevent it is to treat the underlying condition. Sometimes endometriosis involves the the rectum, and there is no way for the doctor or the patient to prevent it unless the underlying condition is bad enough to warrant estrogen blocking drugs.

You can take stool softeners, which may help if the rectum is involved. ...Read more

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How is rectal pain diagnosed?

It isn't: Rectal pain is a symptom not a disease. If one complains of pain in the rectum they have rectal pain. This should be differentiated from anal pain. ...Read more

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Managing Pain from Cancer (Checklist)

Ask an oncologist to refer you to a cancer pain specialist
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Ask a pain specialist about both interventional and medication options
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If you have pancreatic cancer, ask about a celiac plexus block
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If you have neuropathy, request a trial of ketamine-based topical creams
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What is functional rectal pain syndrome?

What is functional rectal pain syndrome?

Levator syndrome: Functional rectal pain syndrome is pain in the pelvic floor without any obvious abnormality. There are a couple of different types, but levator syndrome is the most common. Patients complain of severe pain, often on one side. It usually comes and goes, rather than being there all the time. Workup usually doesn't show anything obviously wrong. Some patients have tenderness or muscle spasm. ...Read more

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What are some common causes of rectal pain?

What are some common causes of rectal pain?

Rectal pain: Rectal pain is a common problem. Causes of rectal pain include: hemorrhoids, anal fissure, proctalgia fugax, levator ani syndrome, and less common causes include: cancer, infection, inflammatory bowel disease and rectal prolapse. See your doctor for help with a diagnosis. ...Read more

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Living with Ongoing Pain (Checklist)

Go to a physician who is trained to treat chronic pain
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Continue to look for more therapies that might be right for you
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Make sure to keep moving, as pain will only get worse
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Consider counseling for coping strategies
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If I have rectal pain what's wrong with me?

Could be a: Fissure, hemorrhoids, proctalgia fugax or tumor/inflammation, abscess. You need an exam to make a diagnosis and appropriate therapy. ...Read more

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How long does it take for rectal pain to heal?

Hard to say: Until I know what haas caused the rectal pain. Was it trauma, hemorrhoids, anal fissures, abscess? All will have different healing rates depending on the diagnosis and therapy. ...Read more

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Managing Back Pain (Checklist)

Lose weight
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Reduce stress by moving gracefully with tai chi, yoga, or dance
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Increase flexibility with gentle exercises and/or physical therapy
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Gradually increase muscle tone and strength to support your back
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What are? The causes of rectal? Pain in children?

Rectal pain: Three sources are more common: 1. Rectal fissure or tear 2. Hemorrhoids 3. Pruritis ani or rectal itching usually caused by pinworms. The first two are exacerbated by constipation. ...Read more

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Why do I have constant rectal pain and who do I see?

Why do I have constant rectal pain and who do I see?

Colorectal surgeon: See a colorectal surgeon for a proper history and physical exam. A number of things can cause rectal pain and correct diagnosis is key to effective treatment. ...Read more

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Managing Chronic Pelvic Pain (Checklist)

See your doctor for an evaluation
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Have a pelvic exam
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Have an ultrasound
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What is the definition or description of: Rectal pain?

What is the definition or description of: Rectal pain?

Rectal pain: Rectal pain - The rectum is the last section of the Large Intestine. Rectal pain means that there is discomfort in that area. ...Read more

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What to do if I have rectal pain in the middle of the night?

Stress management: It sounds like you have 'proctalgia fugax'. People with this commonly relate rectal pain that awakes them at night, and often goes away before they can try anything to make it better, like a sitz bath. Examination may show spasm of the pelvic floor muscles. It is associated with stress; working on stress management will improve it. ...Read more

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Severe rectal pain for hours after bm?

Fissure: Younae describing a fissure. High fiber, high fluid diet, nitroglycerine ointment. Sometimes surgery is needed. ...Read more

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Can ovarian remnants cause rectal pain?

YES: Yes it cit can still ovulate and cause ovulation pain that can transfer to rectum
and or either because if you llost the ovary because of surgery scar tissue can cause rectal pain
or if you had any history of endometriosis that still cab stay active and cause pelvic and rectal pain. ...Read more

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Can vaginal and rectal pain be related?

Yes since the vagina: Is on top of the rectum, see your gyn for a workup and u may also need to see the rectal surgeon. ...Read more

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Is my rectal pain related to endometriosis?

Is my rectal pain related to endometriosis?

Possible: If you have a history of endometriosis and are having GI symptoms you should definitely see a specialist and also have a colonoscopy. When endometriosis has invaded the small bowel, large bowel, or rectum, it can be very difficult to manage. You want to stay on top of it. That being said, your pain could be for another reason entirely and a GI doctor can help you figure that out. ...Read more

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What can I take to alleviate severe rectal pain for hours?

What can I take to alleviate severe rectal pain for hours?

Depend: Depends on the etiology (cause) of your pain...Having severe rectal pain is not normal, the most common cause is an anal fissure. Usually if you can keep your bowel movements soft, (high fiber and plenty of fluids) and take a hot bath after bm these measures usually heal the fissure. If persist see a colon and rectal surgeon. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Severe rectal pain?

Grading: Range 1-10 with zero is nine and 10is worst ever and awful!
Birthing pain and kidney stones are among the worst reported.
Rectum and anus are the end of the bowel and pain can occur with cancer infection clotting in the area ...Read more

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After yesterday colonoscopy I have rectal pain. What should I do?

After yesterday colonoscopy I have rectal pain. What should I do?

Rectal pain: You could try taking some Tylenol (acetaminophen) or add Ville but if the pain persists or call your doctor who performed the colonoscopy ...Read more

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I have got rectal pain from few days. It sometimes disappears and sometimes it starts worsening. I wanted to know whether it is due to mastrubation?

I have got rectal pain from few days. It sometimes disappears and sometimes it starts worsening. I wanted to know whether it is due to mastrubation?

? Pelvic congestion: Due to several reasons, chronic constipation is a common cause reason for such pain, or inflammation in any part of the genital tract can cause referred pain in the rectal area. If you aren't chronically constipated you may want to see your doctor or surgeon for assessment, good luck ...Read more

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I have horrible rectal pain that today that brought me tears and had to leave the restraunt where I was eating. It's like a sharp, knife, hot poker.

I have horrible rectal pain that today that brought me tears and had to leave the restraunt where I was eating. It's like a sharp, knife, hot poker.

Get evaluated: Both gastroenterologists & colorectal surgeons can help you. They will first perform a visual inspection & digital exam after taking your history as to circumstances, duration, quality, timing of symptoms & your risk factors. They may then determine topical treatment or ask to perform further evaluation of the rectal lining. Symptoms may prove functional (proctalgia fugax) & warrant different rx. ...Read more

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I have rectal pain with periods, why?

Endometriosis?: Without knowning anything at all, endometriosis is on the radar.

You need to see a doctor and have a discussion with them. ...Read more

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Can endometioses cause severe rectal pain?

Can endometioses cause severe rectal pain?

Yes: Mostly pelvic pain but it could be called referred pain. ...Read more

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Can rectal pain occur during ovulation pain?

Can rectal pain occur during ovulation pain?

Possibly: Occasionally endometriosis related pain can correlate rectal pain along with ovulation pain. ...Read more

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How to prevent rectal pain from endometriosis?

Estrogen blockers: The only way to prevent it is to treat the underlying condition. Sometimes endometriosis involves the the rectum, and there is no way for the doctor or the patient to prevent it unless the underlying condition is bad enough to warrant estrogen blocking drugs.

You can take stool softeners, which may help if the rectum is involved. ...Read more

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When do I need to go to hospital w/ rectal pain?

When you think: Basically, you should have rectal pain evaluated by a primary care doctor. They shoul help you with a diagnosis and a treatment plan. If you are having uncontrolled bleed ing or are in overwhelming pain you should go to the hospital. ...Read more

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What do I do if I have rectal pain after vaginal sex?

What do I do if I have rectal pain after vaginal sex?

Check with doctor: You might be having something called rectocele and that is a weakness in lower part of the vagina from having babies
it could be easily fix by gyn. ...Read more

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What is causing my severe rectal pain and bleeding drops?

Prob. Anal fissure: Pain during and after defecation is the landmark of anal fissure while bleeding is usually none or minimal. ...Read more

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What could be causing my severe rectal pain and bleeding?

Anal Fissure common: From this limited detail, I suspect anal fissure.
This is the most common cause for this combination of problems, however it is worthwhile to see your colorectal surgeon to make sure it isn't something worse.
Start a high fiber and water diet. Use warm water baths.
Surgery is curative if conservative measures fail. ...Read more

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Is it possible for endometiosis to cause severe rectal pain?

Possible but unlikel: Endometriosis can implant on the outside of the rectal wall but very unlikely that it would lead to severe rectal pain, more likely causes would be things such as an anal fissure...See a colon and rectal surgeon if it persists. ...Read more

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Is there a product out there that can completely numb rectal pain?

YES: Of course there is
mpst rectal pain could be caused by hemorroids if that is the case over the counter cream can help
if your pain cause by anal fissure there is a cream that will bumb the area completely but it requres a rx so you need to see your doctor for that
all rectal pain will get better after a nice wrm water bath that ypu can sit in it. ...Read more