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Why having terrible cramps during bowel movements after delivery?

hi I m a 24 yr old female. I was wondering if you can help me. I had my son in 2012.ever since then I would have terrible cramps that make me double over in pain before I have to have a BM. Well I m having BM is there a time that it hurts so bad. what caused this? I also have my son and my daughters via cesarean.
Mon, 18 Feb 2019
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Hi,

Sharp pain during bowel movements can be related to possible fissure around the anus with slow peristaltic movements of the colon via constipation secondary to anal spasm and pain.

Plenty of liquids, laxatives and sitz bath will give the best relief till you get checked by an expert surgeon with per rectal and proctoscopy evaluation on OPD basis.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Regards,
Dr. Bhagyesh V. Patel, General Surgeon
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