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sometimes after rectocele rectal surgery, you can have some numbness in the area from inflammation and swelling pressing on nerves in the rectum which can make it difficult for you to feel when you need to have a bowel movement
it may take a few more weeks of healing for the nerves to recover from the surgery
let me know if you have questions.
you don't have to be stressed
you don't have to take laxatives if you are having diarrhea
once your stools firm up, you will know when you need to have a bowel movement.
I think you are making the situation worse by taking laxatives.
there can still be some swelling close to the rectum which can cause this with a vaginal rectocele repair
do you have bad anxiety symptoms?
bad anxiety symptoms can make you more worried
don't let these anxiety get out of control
you need to stop the use of laxatives.
you will cause too much loss of water and potassium out of your system
once you stop these laxatives. and stop your worry
you will feel fullness in your rectum and go normally to have a bowel movement.
are you on treatment for bad anxiety symptoms?
are you seeing a psychotherapist? you may benefit from seeing a psychotherapist regularly
you would benefit from more exercise and yoga which can help decrease anxiety symptoms
you need to stop taking laxatives and go out and exercise.
you will get urge to go if you have formed bowel movements.
you don't have damaged nerves
you are letting your anxiety symptoms get out of control
you can walk for exercise
you need to stop the laxatives
you are abusing the laxatives at this point
does your doctor know you are taking laxatives?
you are taking them too much now
you can have some firm stool
you can drink more water and eat more fruits and vegetables and prunes now to avoid constipation.
you should not rely on laxatives daily