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What are the typical causes of painful bowel movements?

What are the typical causes of painful bowel movements?

Painful BMs: Painful and extremely painful bowel movements can be caused by hemorroids, anal fissure, proctitis, anorectal abscess, acute prostatitis and anal and rectal cancer the pain can vary from slight to extreme depending on how advance the condition is some other causes are crohns disease, ulcerative colitis and endometriosis. ...Read more

Intestine (Definition)

The gastrointestinal tract starts at the mouth, travel down the tunnel (esophagus), which connects to the stomach, which then empties into the duodenum, jejunum, and ileum---the three parts of the small intestine (@25 feet). This empties into the colon or large intestine (about 5 feet), which then becomes the sigmoid colon, rectum and out the anus. So, every morsel eaten ...Read more


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Does colon cancer cause painful bowel movements?

Can if: It is a rectal cancer usually. Actual colon cancers may cause a change in your bowel movement with no pain unless the pain is from constipation or diarrhea due to the tumor. But rectal cancers or anal cancers can indeed cause pain during and after the evacuation. ...Read more

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My dads bowel was punctured from a peg feeding tube? Can this cause frequent painful bowel movements? No sign of infection!

My dads bowel was punctured from a peg feeding tube? Can this cause frequent painful bowel movements? No sign of infection!

No: It's unlikely that the tube entrance (which is in the UPPER Gi tract) would interfere with the Bowel Movements (which are LOWER GI tract functions) Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more

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What could cause my low estradiol (4 pg/ml), painful heavy periods and painful bowel movements; fatigue, and episodes of low bp. Taking femiane for bc?

What could cause my low estradiol (4 pg/ml), painful heavy periods and painful bowel movements; fatigue, and episodes of low bp. Taking femiane for bc?

Pain: When you are taking the birth control pill, it will affect your own body's production of hormones. Pain with your periods could be a sign of endometriosis. Painful bm's could be constipation, ibs, or endometriosis. A gynecologist or urogyn can help. ...Read more

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Why do I have painful bowel movements?

Not sure...: There are several causes for ano-rectal pain with defecation including anal fissure, hemorrhoids, proctalgia and proctitis to name a few. If this is a recurrent problem go see your doctor. ...Read more

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What to do if I have painful bowel movements?

What to do if I have painful bowel movements?

Hemorrhoids or more?: Anal pain or rectal pain? Pain from the rectum as you described that recurs may also indicate anal fissures, proctitis (due to infection, inflammatory bowel disease, radiation therapy, stercoral ulcers, rectal prolapse, trauma, etc.), prctalgia fugax. Depending on your age, risk factors, current medication (aspirin, nsaid's), circumstances, you will want to get evaluated. ...Read more

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What can I use or take to relieve painful bowel movements?

What can I use or take to relieve painful bowel movements?

Depends: Painful anal pain with bowel movements can be a fissure, abscess, or hemorrhoids. First the etiology needs to be discovered. Abdominal pain with bowel movements has another set of possibilities and require evaluation. ...Read more

Painful Bowel Movements (Definition)

Having pain while engaged in normal bodily funstions is not normal. Pain may be due to hemeriod that are inflamed , fistulas , fissures, tumors, or ...Read more


Defecation (Definition)

Passing food that is fully digested and ready for excretion out the ...Read more