Which complaints suggest difficulty with rectal evacuation associated with constipation?

Updated: Mar 30, 2020
  • Author: Marc D Basson, MD, PhD, MBA, FACS; Chief Editor: BS Anand, MD  more...
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The following also suggest that the patient may have difficult rectal evacuation:

  • Feeling of incomplete evacuation

  • Straining

  • Digital extraction

  • Tenesmus

  • Enema retention

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