Painful Bowel Movements

Painful bowel movements are extremely common. Another term is dyschezia.

Painful Bowel Movements

Painful bowel movements are extremely common. Another term is dyschezia.

Possible causes

The most common causes include constipation, anal fissures, and irritable bowel syndrome.

Severe endometriosis can cause scarring, tethering, and inflammation around the rectum.

If you have severe endometriosis, you may suffer from dyschezia which is cyclical and occurs around the time of menstruation. You may also have severe dysmenorrhoea (extremely painful periods) and dyspareunia (pain with deep intercourse).

We can help

If you are experiencing painful bowel movements and would like to talk to us about how we can help, please feel free to contact us. You can also request an appointment online.

The most common causes include constipation, anal fissures, and irritable bowel syndrome.

Severe endometriosis can cause scarring, tethering, and inflammation around the rectum.

If you have severe endometriosis, you may suffer from dyschezia which is cyclical and occurs around the time of menstruation. You may also have severe dysmenorrhoea (extremely painful periods) and dyspareunia (pain with deep intercourse).

If you are experiencing painful bowel movements and would like to talk to us about how we can help, please feel free to contact us. You can also request an appointment online.

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