From the history provided, your current symptoms sensation of an incomplete bowel opening after toileting could be due to condition âcalled obstructive defecation as a result of pelvic floor dysfunction. â
You may need investigations including a special X ray called a defecating proctogram and pressure âstudies of the rectoanal pressure studies. â
You might consider seeking the opinion of your healthcare provider who can do the necessary tests âand then decide the treatment based on the test results. â
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