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What condition would cause stool leakage?

What condition would cause stool leakage?

Stool retention: Choosing not to empty when needed can eventually lead to loss to feeling of the internal and external sphincters of the anus. Stool usually presents to the emptying chamber releasing a message to the brain for scheduled emptying.If ignored often, constipation ensues and the sensation is lost.Hard stool can be bypassed by new watery stool that leaks out. ...Read more

Discharge (Definition)

Discharge can be a noun or a verb; it has multiple meanings in physics, chemistry, military, and legal usage. The most common medical meaning is a substance that is being excreted. Examples: pus is the discharge from a pimple; a vaginal discharge can mean infection; an ear discharge can mean an infection of the outer ear tract; a nasal discharge ...Read more


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I have anal pain and stool leakage after defecation that last for 4 hours, dr said everything is normal.Does that mean I will stay like that for ever?

I have anal pain and stool leakage after defecation that last for 4 hours, dr  said everything is normal.Does that mean I will stay like that for ever?

I must: respectfully disagree that these symptoms are"normal"! You may have something as simple as "internal hemorrhoids) (see diagram) At the very least an procto-scopic examination may be needed! Hope this helps! DR Z ...Read more

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Anal pain&stool leakage after defecation for 4 hours,sice last year.got checked twice and done colonoscopy,everything was normal.??

Anal pain&stool leakage after defecation for 4 hours,sice last year.got checked twice and done colonoscopy,everything was normal.??

Many reasons: Many reasons but one possibility are pudendal neuralgia. You can read an article on pudendal neuralgia here: https://www.facebook.com/braintumorexperts.org/ Otherwise, fissures, prostatitis, etc. could be the culprit. Best of luck! ...Read more

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Anal pain with and after defecation, stool leakage after defecation that stays for 4 hours .done colonoscopy and dr said everything seemed normal?

Anal pain with and after defecation, stool leakage after defecation that stays for 4 hours .done colonoscopy and dr said everything seemed normal?

Well : This could be a hemorrhoid anal Fisher fistula. If I guess turn all just examine you and do the normal colonoscopy and rectal exam is probably OK. For specific advice consult the doctor did the colonoscopy ...Read more

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Have chronic constipation but wasn't so bad, then I started to have anal pain& stool leakage, constipation became severe and nothing is working at all?

GI: you must see a GI specialist for definitive diagnosis and you may require colonoscopy for a definitive diagnosis. I recommend only using an osmotic laxative like MiraLax powder, consuming 8-10 glasses of water or electrolyte fluids fresh fruits and vegetables. ...Read more

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Anal pain&stool leakage,did a colonoscopy& everything seemed normal.I think I have sphincter spasm which causes constipation which worsens spasm??

Increase Fiber: This sounds terrible for you. Chronic constipation can result in anal pain and spasm. Ideally, increasing your fiber by eating a lot of vegetobles -- I recommend a pound per day -- will soothe your constipation and provide your daily dose of fiber. With a normal colonoscopy, often we have to circle back to lifestyle modification to help. Also try 4 prunes a day. Very effective for constipation. ...Read more

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Anal pain and stool leakage after BM.done colonoscopy everything is normal.few times pain in coccyx during defecation but now it hurts when I sit too?

Hemmorhoids: It sounds like you may be developing hemmorhoids. In most cases of constipation, high fiber diets are excellent at reversing the condition. Consider eating a pound of vegetables per day and also replacing your meats with a cup of beans each day. You'll should help promote a healthy gut microbiome that can heal and thicken the colon wall for permanent releif from your condition. ...Read more

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I have anal pain and stool leakage after defecation for 9 months,dr said no fissure or piles.could it be internal piles the dr couldn't see?

I have anal pain and stool leakage after defecation for 9 months,dr said no fissure or piles.could it be internal piles the dr couldn't see?

Alternate diagnoses: Your symptoms are definitely not normal and alternate diagnoses should be considered, specifically, a fistula, which is essentially a vicious tract formed directly to the skin, sometimes hard to visualize and/or rectal prolapse, that is sliding of the inner layer of the rectum outside during/after defecation. Try to avoid constipation, see a gastroenterologist specialized in rectal disorders. ...Read more

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I have anal pain and stool leakage after defecation for 9 months,stool analysis showed yeast-like cells.could that be candidia?if so how to treat?

No treatment needed: Candida is normal in stool, not a sign of infection or disease. It is not the cause of your anal pain and stool leakage. No treatmetn is needed. You can find lots of junk online about "systemic candidiasis" or candida in stool being a health problem. It's all an urban myth. Ignore it! ...Read more

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