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The Signs and Causes of Tenesmus

  • François Du Port

Abstract

Tenesmus is marked by a sharp pain at the anus, and urgency to defecate which yields only a little mucus at the orifice, stained with flecks of blood. The cause of this ill is pungent bile, and false phlegm, but more so the adherent sticky phlegm that is passed only with the severest pain.

Keywords

Public Health Internal Medicine General Practice Family Medicine Severe Pain 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin-Heidelberg 1988

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  • François Du Port

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