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Why is internal anal sphincter harder than external anal sphincter ?

small thing (not the thumb, the one next to it)goes easily into external anal sphincter but only the first 1 cm of it goes easily, and then it becomes so hard when it reaches internal anal sphincter.
Asked On : Fri, 24 Jun 2011
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you have to rule out any mass so consult a surgeon and do a colonoscopy,
Answered: Fri, 24 Jun 2011
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Dietitian & Nutritionist Peter S Fahmy's  Response
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This is Very Normal as the Internal anal sphincter is usually harder, except if u used some lubricants as KY Jelly or others to introduce the pointer finger.

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