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something blocking my anus, difficulty passing stool.

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I have something blocking my anus, which means difficulty passing stool. I have suffered with constipation from childhood. Now I have pain under my left rib and lower abs. I had a full hysteroctomy 9 months ago but have never felt the same, could this be related? I'm also not sleeping due to back and neck pain. Suffering from the odd dizzy spell and feeling faint.


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replied January 24th, 2012
Digestive and Bowel Disorders Answer A30746
Hello and welcome to e health forum.

It is possible that you may have endured pelvic nerve damage, which can occur as a complication of surgeries like hysterectomy.

The other causes can be chronic constipation induced rectal prolapse, conditions like hemorrhoids, or vaginal prolapse.

The cause of your symptoms need to ruled out by a complete examination, as well as tests like ano rectal manometry, sphincterography.

Hence you may consult with your treating doctor or a gastroenterologist for a proper advice and specific treatment.


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