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12 Possible Causes for Chronic Diarrhea, Tight Anal Sphincter

  • Rectal Pain

    Other common causes may include: Diarrhea Cancer Chronic constipation Trauma Ulcers Perianal hematoma Crohn’s Disease ANAL RECTAL PAIN CAN BE DISTRESSING, BUT IT IS OFTEN[southlakepaininstitute.com] They occur due to excessive stretching of the anus and common in individuals with tight anal sphincter tone (the muscle responsible for controlling opening of the anus).[health.in4mnation.com] Common causes of hemorrhoids are: Sitting on the toilet too long Straining during bowel movements Aging Chronic diarrhea or constipation Pregnancy Obesity A low-fiber diet[manhattangastroenterology.com]

  • Anal Fissure

    It can occur independently or in association with other conditions like chronic diarrhea, HIV, anal cancer, tuberculosis and herpes.[greaterhoustongastroenterology.com] Too much pressure, tight anal sphincter muscles, and poor blood supply to your anus may lead to their development and poor healing.[web.archive.org] Causes Similar to hemorrhoids, an anal fissure can occur while passing dry, hard or large stools, during constipation or prolonged straining of the bowel, during chronic diarrhea[hemorrhoidcentersamerica.com]

  • Fecal Incontinence

    Patients with chronic diarrhea and fecal in continence are unable to retain as much rectally infused saline as patients without incontinence.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] When inflated, the device keeps your anal sphincter shut tight until you're ready to defecate.[universityendoscopy.com] The onset of incontinence coincided with the onset of chronic diarrhea in most patients.[nejm.org]

  • Rectal Prolapse

    Prolapse may be the presenting symptom and may be secondary to malnutrition, chronic diarrhea and cough.[pedclerk.bsd.uchicago.edu] There is weakening of the ligaments that support the rectum inside the pelvis combined with a loss of tightness in the anal sphincter muscle.[mycrsdoc.com] […] of the anal sphincter muscle.[evergreenhealth.com]

  • Anal Disorder

    Causes Common causes of anal fissure include: Passing large or hard stools Constipation and straining during bowel movements Chronic diarrhea Anal intercourse Childbirth Less[mayoclinic.org] Tight or spastic anal sphincter muscles (muscles that control the closing of the anus), chronic poor bowel habits, anorectal scarring and decreased blood flow to the rectum[healthcommunities.com] Chronic diarrhea (lasts more than three weeks) is a symptom of irritable bowel syndrome, Crohn's disease, or ulcerative colitis.[beyondbasicsphysicaltherapy.com]

  • Familial Visceral Myopathy

    diarrhea, malnutrion and intestinal peudo-obstruction.[rarediseases.info.nih.gov] sphincter tone absent Anal tightness Atony of colon Cathartic colon Chronic primary gi pseudoobstruction Constipation due to atony of colon Diffuse dysfunction of smooth[icd9data.com] Symptoms of GI disorders often include cramping, abdominal pain, inflammation of the lining of the large and/or small intestine, chronic diarrhea, rectal bleeding and weight[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Intestinal Hypomotility

    Symptoms of GI disorders often include cramping, abdominal pain, inflammation of the lining of the large and/or small intestine, chronic diarrhea, rectal bleeding and weight[en.wikipedia.org] sphincter tone absent Anal tightness Atony of colon Cathartic colon Chronic primary gi pseudoobstruction Constipation due to atony of colon Diffuse dysfunction of smooth[icd9data.com] Bouhnik Antibiotic efficacy in small intestinal bacterial overgrowth-related chronic diarrhea: a crossover, randomized trial Gastroenterology, 117 (1999), pp. 794-797 [51.[reumatologiaclinica.org]

  • Intestinal Stasis

    Symptoms of GI disorders often include cramping, abdominal pain, inflammation of the lining of the large and/or small intestine, chronic diarrhea, rectal bleeding and weight[en.wikipedia.org] sphincter tone absent Anal tightness Atony of colon Cathartic colon Chronic primary gi pseudoobstruction Constipation due to atony of colon Diffuse dysfunction of smooth[icd9data.com] […] idiopathic constipation K59.09 Other constipation K59.1 Functional diarrhea K59.2 Neurogenic bowel, not elsewhere classified K59.3 Megacolon, not elsewhere classified K59.8[icd10data.com]

  • Pelvic Pain

    Ulcerative Colitis Ulcerative colitis is a chronic inflammation of the colon. Symptoms include abdominal pain, diarrhea, and rectal bleeding....[medicinenet.com] Digital rectal examination may reveal a tight anal sphincter. When the anal sphincter tone is hyperactive, a verifiable spastic neuropathy must be excluded.[emedicine.medscape.com] IC is a chronic condition in which the walls of the bladder are irritated and inflamed.[brighamandwomens.org]

  • Sexual Dysfunction

    […] pelvic pain) pelvic inflammatory disease pain from endometriosis irritable bowel syndrome and colitis (including constipation and diarrhea) interstitial cystitis urinary[healpelvicpain.com] sphincter tends to ‘over close’ That is, it tightens up more than it was tight before the bowel movement and sometimes appears to go into a kind of painful spasm Post bowel[pelvicpainhelp.com] […] women, and children) various forms of vulvar pain (vulvodynia, vestibulitis) vaginismus—muscle tension preventing penetration of the vagina pelvic and/or groin pain (CPP-chronic[healpelvicpain.com]

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