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How can I strengthen my anal sphincter. I eel like my anal sphincter is not working properly because i always feel like I have to poop?
Not the sphincter: That sounds like an infection. Please get to the doctor to get this common problem checked out. ...Read more
How can I strengthen my anal sphincter? I feel that my sphincter is not doing its job which is to hold poop
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I.do physical therapy to strengthen my external anal sphincter which involoves straining. I'm afraid of developing hemmorhoids.what to do to avoid it?
A muscle contraction: When muscles contract they shorten. In the sphincter, the muscles are laid in a circular fashion around the opening that passes urine at the base of the baldder. When they contract, they shorten, thereby tightening the opening in the middle and shutting flow. The sphincter is under the control of both voluntary and involuntary nervous systems. That explains incontinence when someone is very scared. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Antispasmodics or : Surgical interventions may help. Your dr can adjust the dose of your meds or add a stronger meds/ narcotics. Take care! http://my.Clevelandclinic.Org/disorders/gastrointestinal_tract_disorders/hic-sphincter-of-oddi-dysfunction.Aspx. ...Read more
Colic: The most common symptoms for sphincter of oddi dysfunction is biliary colic - usually episodes of right upper belly pain which come and go. This condition is almost always diagnosed after the gallbladder has been removed. You will need to see a gastroenterologist who specializes in this area for a true diagnosis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Biliary dyskinesia: Sphincter of Oddi dysfunction, or biliary dyskinesia, is defined by bile duct manometry showing sphincter spasm, increased phasic contraction frequency (tachyoddia), paradoxical contraction response to cck, & abnormal propagation of phasic waves. Response to sphincterotomy is predicted by associated abnormalities in serum liver functions as well as manometry findings.Pain alone may not so respond. ...Read more
SOD: ...Is a potential cause of chronic abdominal pain and pancreatitis. It can be tricky to diagnose and difficult to treat. If you have been told you have SOD and are having chronic symptoms, consider a second opinion at a regional center that specializes in this field. Indiana university in Indianapolis or the mayo clinic may be reasonable choices in your area. Good luck. ...Read more
SImple means: The good news is that area has fantastic blood supply and so healing will occur rapidly. Inflammation (red, hot, tender swelling) is the body increasing the blood flow to the injury to bring healing factors to the area and also the veins expand to carry bad stuff away. Dressings and ointments are of no value there. Minimze trauma to the area (stool softeners) and let nature take it's course. ...Read more
Basically my sphincter on the right side seems to be swollen or coming out, like i pushed too hard. Is this fixable?
Need an exam: Cannot tell what it is that you are feeling without seeing a doctor for an exam. Could be hemorrhoid or something else. ...Read more