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17 Mar 2007

Anal leaking
HI yes its embarassing but i need t ask , sometimes after going to the toilet i wipe properley and all is fine, about an hour afterwards i can feel discomfort and need to "wipe again" Please expalin why!!

It also feels that i can go now and need to go agi in ten mnutes or so as if it does not all finish in one sitting.This has occured after a hernia op ???
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01 Jan 0001

Dear Endomain
It could be that you have a problem with the anal sphincter(valve) or that you have a hemorroid or skintag that prevents proper closure of the anal valve - a hernia operation in itself should not give on these symptoms. I know this is embarrassing but you do have to ask your doctor to check the anal valve and look for other anatomical reasons why this happens?
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