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What is Tenesmus?

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Tenesmus

It is a feeling of incomplete defecation. It is the sense of inability or difficulty in emptying the bowel. It indicates the presence of residual fecal matter irrespective of actual presence. Common diseases associated with Tenesmus are

Colorectal cancer

Ulcerative colitis

Haemorrhoids

Inflammatory bowel disease

Celiac disease

Diverticulitis

Ischemic colitis etc

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