Expert Video - What is dyssynergic defecation, and what causes it?
Dr. Satish Rao, an expert on constipation, describes dyssynergic defecation, including how common it is in people with chronic constipation. He discusses what his own and others' research tells us about the causes of this disorder, including surgery, injury, and abuse. A few people have dyssynergic defecation with no known cause.
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