Digestive and Abdominal

Proctitis (Inflamed Rectum) Causes, Symptoms, Treatment

The rectum is the end portion of the large intestine that holds the feces before a bowel movement. Like any part of the large intestine it may become inflamed. This can occur for various reasons, such as infections, injuries or autoimmune diseases that affect the rectal tissue. The inflammation may involve the neighboring >> Read More ...

Rectal Bleeding Causes During or After Bowel Movement

Blood should not appear in the stool or with wiping after a bowel movement. When it does occur, most people are concerned. This can be a worrying symptom but most of the time rectal bleeding is not serious. Nevertheless it is always advisable to have a doctor investigate rectal bleeding further as it can be a sign of >> Read More ...

Stomach Discomfort Causes and Symptoms

Stomach pain is a sensation that we all experience every now and then. However, pain is not the only uncomfortable sensation that we may experience in the stomach region. Sometimes a sensation is not overt pain or even an ache and we refer to it as discomfort. This can apply to any part of the body, including the stomach, >> Read More ...

Incomplete Bowel Movement and Causes of Tenesmus

Most of us have experienced instances where a bowel movement did not feel complete. We may use a range of terms to describe this type of bowel movement, including unsatisfied or incomplete. There may still be the urge to pass stool after the bowel movement and sometimes an inability to defecate despite this urging. There >> Read More ...
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