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Greetings Dr......I was just reading about having to wipe a

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greetings Dr......I was just reading about having to wipe a few hours later after having a bm
JA: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue?
Customer: i just started noticing it maybe a month or 2 ago....i would go to the bathroom.....and maybe a few hours later i would feel like i have to wipe and sure enough there is residual bm not large , just enough to see on the paper
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 year ago.
This is Dr. Davidit sounds like you are having some anal leakage.this can happen if you have loose stools or mucus production in your rectum, sometimes from constipation or bowel irritationsome patients can have mild bowel irritation from milk lactose sugar or gluten wheat protein or severe constipation and hard stool. as we get older, our anal sphincter muscle can also get weaker and not as strongkegel exercises can help strengthen your anal sphincter and keep the muscle there stronger.let me know if you have questions.