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Burning sensation in rectal area, pressure on coccyx, diagnosed as rectal spasms. Cure?

For 5 months now I m having burning in the rectal area but no bleeding and pressure on the coccyx with pain down right leg and pressure in right thigh. Did an MRI and ruled out disk issues. Saw a Colon & Rectal Dr and after examining me said i have rectal spasm . No meds or surgery can be offered. Can you tell me what this is?
Asked On : Wed, 27 Mar 2013
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Naturopathy & Yoga Specialist 's  Response
The rectal spasm due to severe constipation, hemorrhoids, anal fissure, and levator ani syndrome so follow these suggestions
Take sitz bath that is sit in a hot water tub daily for 15 minutes
Drink plenty of water
Diet should be soothing, fiber rich veg diet.
Eat lots of green leafy vegetables and vegetables rich in water content.
Avoid non veg spicy and junk foods, aerated drinks, alcohol, smoking.
Do regular exercise to strengthen your spinal and pelvic floor muscles as prescribed by the dr.
Hope this answers your query.
Take care and get well soon.
Answered: Wed, 27 Mar 2013
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General & Family Physician Dr. Sunil 's  Response
Thanks for your query.
Once Your doctor has ruled out disc problem, sciatic pain and any local bony pain then it is highly suspected that you are having Rectal Spasm.
Rectal spasm is a muscular pain in anal area which may be due to any reason.The root cause of rectal spasm is tension in the pelvic muscles including the levator ani muscle.Sometimes the pelvic muscle spasm is caused by a trapped nerve or ligament. It may be caused by rectal ulcer syndrome,Anal fissures,Chronic constipation or Chronic diarrhea.
When your rectum goes into spasm, it then prevents the stool from coming out and it may irritate you.
Once all of these conditions are ruled then you can treat it accordingly. Even if cause is not clear, rectal spasm can be relieved by medication. You can use following medication after consulting your doctor.
Local application of castor oil.
Muscle Relaxants
Local application of magnesium oil
Take a stool softener
Avoid taking Laxatives as it may aggravate your condition.
Hope it helps.
Wishing you speedy recovery.
Take Care!

Answered: Wed, 27 Mar 2013
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