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Feb 11, 2013
... y to hear you are going through this. Miralax can cause incontinence. If you didn't have any incontinence before the Miralax, I would be surprised if you had a sphincter issue. The balloon test your doctor wants to do is to test the strength of your anal sphincters. ... (3 replies)
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Oct 19, 2011
... too sure just how to use it. I too need he sphincteroplasty surgery. I am so scared. I don't like the fact that I have read that it only lasts 5 years. I have a torn sphincter muscle, and bio feed back really hasn't helped much. ... (0 replies)
... son that just turned 30 and he was 10 pounds when he was born and they had to use forceps, lots of stitches down there but no one said anything about the Rectal Sphincter muscle being torn. Two years later I had a 9 pound baby girl, again stitches, again nothing was said. ... (3 replies)

... t to go over everything with me. My story is i am 50, and last year just started with fecal incontinence, supposedly my pelvic floor muscles compensated for the torn Sphincter. ... (14 replies)
... You have not mentioned blood anywhere so I am beginning to think that you haven't torn anything at all. ... (5 replies)
... I'm 24 years old, female, never had children. I'm afraid I may have torn or damaged my sphincter muscle. It's a little nerve racking for me, because I'm not sure how long I should wait to have this checked out. ... (5 replies)
... Hi all Nancy, I have had anxiety attacks (I'm on Zoloft for them) and yes, your symptoms sound similar to mine when I have one. Interestingly, around six weeks I had a bowel movement that sounds similar to the one you described - EXTREMELY painful, resulting in a toilet full of blood and the feeling like I had just shoved a baby through my backside. I ended up feeling like... (57 replies)
... When I had my first daughter I tore "from one to the other" my doctors exact words, but never had any problems. When I gave birth to my 2nd daugther I tore my sphincter muscle and it's been problem city since then!! ... (81 replies)
... I also only had problems when my bowels were loose due to some nerve damage and a torn sphincter. ... (81 replies)
... able to manage with watching my diet but I'm terrified of having an "accident" at work. My main issue is that I can't hold in loose stool at all because of the torn sphincter, nerve issues...does anyone else have this? ... (81 replies)
... cmansmommy - sorry to hear about your bad few weeks...this whole thing is so hard to deal with, I'm just trying to learn how to cope. I have so many questions. Have you always had the leaking (ever since the birth of your son)? Do they contribute that to diet or to not having a functional sphincter? So you can gain muscle tone even with a torn sphincter (that's sounds... (81 replies)
... thickness of my sphincter muscle, etc..and I'm sure there are a bunch more. I would like to hear from you and others what questions they are asking the Dr's. ... (81 replies)
... ered a few weeks ago that I have fecal incontinence. The Dr's have done all the testing and say the only way to fix the problem is a sphincteroplasty. I have a torn sphincter and nerve damange. Right now I'm scared and confused and would like any advice or information about all this. ... (81 replies)
... Hi, I'll agree with Harry that this surgery is probably one of the most painful. About 5 years ago, I was diagnosed with irritable bowel syndrome, and had severe diarrhea for months, to the extent that it tore my sphincter (sp?) muscle. I had surgery to repair the torn sphincter muscle, and at the same time they had surgically removed some internal hemorrhoids, and rubber... (3 replies)
... ll of this. I know how awful you must feel. I suffered for almost a year before I had surgery. I only had a 3rd degree tear, but I ended up with a fistula and torn sphincter muscle. A fistula is basically a hole between the rectum and vagina, and it was causing me to pass gas and stool through the vagina. Gross, I know! ... (80 replies)
... It can be prevented sometimes, but not always. You can also have a torn sphincter from pressure alone, and no perineal tear. Hopefully everything will go smoothly for you, and you can get back to normal and enjoy that beautiful baby. ... (298 replies)
... rformed. He should of been able to tell you that you had a thin perineal area, as well as decreased tone in your sphincter, but you can not tell that it has been torn unless an anal ultrasound is performed. ... (132 replies)
... find a Surgeon that would help me but finally we found one. At the first look at me the surgeon said they never should have let you deliver vaginally. He said my sphincter was damaged and I didn't have much of a pernium left because of the tear. ... (0 replies)
... ant last week and now all of a sudden the butt pain is WORSE. I go twice a day opposed to once. Everything is itching on the inside and it still feels like the sphincter is swollen. I don't know what else to do. I feel like i'm losing my mind. Anyone that can help, please. ... (0 replies)
... surgery. Apparently, the sphincter muscle is not torn which is the usual reason for performing the surgery, but it is pretty stretched out. ... (1 replies)

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