Doctor insights on:
Tight Sphincter Muscle
Diagnosed with gastroparesis, slow transit bowel and tight sphincter/rectal muscle problems. Help!?
High sympathetic : High sympathetic nervous system activity will slow transit time, reduce ability to digest food, increase sphincter tone. Avoid calcium supplements (calcium increases sympathetic tone), consider magnesium supplmentation (magnesium blocks effects of calcium) see your doc. Good luck! ...Read more
It is a body tissue that has the ability to contract. It shortens and generates force. It relaxes and returns to its original length. Muscles move joints, stabilize the body, move air and food through the organs, act as valves for bladder, bowel and other organs. They control movement of the eyes. They help us express ourselves by changing the shape of our ...Read more
The last few weeks I have been slowly increasing the amount of kegels i practice. Recently my sphincter muscle has been spasming. Why?
Levator Spasm: Congratulations on starting your kegel's at the age of 23. If there's one preventative thing you can do for your genitourinary health, that's it. Sometimes though, contractions of the muscles in the vaginal region can lead to spasms -- levator syndrome/spasm predisposes you to tight, rigid muscles that require physical therapy to help you relax. Get a pt referral, you may need vaginal dilators. ...Read more
My sphincter muscle has been twitching on and off the past few days. Is this a sign of a serious condition? Scared.
Which sphincter: muscle are you referring to?Get a more detailed answer ›
I believe I have a stretch mark on my external sphincter muscle. I've had a dull pain as if i need go use the restroom, but can go fine. Will it heal?
Anal sores?: Could you be referring to fissures, fistula, abscess? Sexually transmitted disease (syphilis, gc, hiv, etc.) should be considered. Hemorrhoids & rectal prolapse can appear as an outward bulging. Anal trauma of any kind may cause mechanical injury. Skin eruptions need to be considered. Evaluation is recommended to distinguish serious versus less concerning reasons for your problem before treatment. ...Read more
I sometimes suffer from a bowel sphincter muscle that gets painfull spasms for a few minutes then subsides. Only happens rarely, must i worry about it?
After researching online, I'm worried I might have anal warts. Do the warts usually "recede" into my anus if I flex my sphincter muscle?
Anal warts: Please get an appointment with your primary doctor as soon as you can. If the doctor cannot help you as much as he would like you will be referred to a specialist Hope all goes well. ...Read more
- Talk to a doctor live online for free
- Neck dizziness tension tightness muscle seasonal allergies
- Pulled sphincter muscle
- Tightness in left calf muscle
- Ask a doctor a question free online
- Sphincter muscle spasm
- Strained sphincter muscle
- Relax sphincter muscle
- Swollen sphincter muscle
- Tight sphincter muscle treatment