The last portion of the large intestine is termed as rectum. In rectal pressure conditions, a person feels like they constantly have to use the toilet. It causes discomfort, and pressure in the rectum can be uncomfortable or even painful.
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Query: Hello doctor,I have had constipation issues and feeling pressure in my rectum for the past ten days. It feels like I need to urinate, but I do not. I thought it was constipation. So, I went to the doctor and got a urine test done. The test showed trace amounts of occult blood. I was given the tablet... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. From the attached reports (attachments removed to protect the patient's identity), this seems to be chronic prostatitis and not enlarged prostate. Prostatitis can cause rectal symptoms as it is located adjacent to it. Inflammation will cause swelling and some degree ... Read Full »
Query: Hello doctor, I have blood in the stool and it is visible on the tissue since yesterday. I am in 12 weeks postpartum after C-section delivery. I have attached the pictures. My doctor checked and told me that there are no hemorrhoids. Should I be concerned? Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I reviewed your pictures (attachment removed to protect the patient's identity), blood in stool is often distressing for the patient and can be due to solitary rectal ulcer, mucosal erosion, gastroenteritis, piles, fissure, or a tumor. A definite cause can only be co... Read Full »