Obstructed Defecation Syndrome
What is Obstructed Defecation Syndrome?
Obstructed defecation syndrome is characterized by chronic constipation. There often is a sense of not having emptied the anal canal, along with heaviness in the perianal area. There might also be a need for straining and/or manual manipulation during defecation.
Symptoms of Obstructed Defecation Syndrome
Abdominal pain and cramping
Generally "not feeling well"
Causes of Obstructed Defecation Syndrome
Causes of obstructed defecation syndrome are numerous, but they include:
Nerve damage or pelvic injury from pregnancy
A rectal ulcer
Lesions in the colon and/or rectocle
A prolapse of the rectum into the vaginal wall due to straining
I needn't of lost my colon had my condition been picked up earlier and not excerbated by years for the wrong treatment, 11 ops later I had to lose my colon as I was so ill, if this is what you believe you have, see your gp