Levator syndrome: Introduction
Levator syndrome: A rare disorder where tenderness and spasms of a rectal muscle (levator ani) causes discomfort and pain in the rectal and tailbone area. The episodes of discomfort and pain can recur frequently and may persist for hours. Sitting can aggravate symptoms. The cause of the condition is unknown and although painful, it is harmless.
More detailed information about the symptoms,
causes, and treatments of Levator syndrome is available below.
Symptoms of Levator syndrome
- Pain in rectal area
- Pressure in rectal area
- Discomfort in rectal area
- Pain in tailbone area
- Pressure in tailbone area
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symptoms of Levator syndrome
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Causes of Levator syndrome
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Levator syndrome: Undiagnosed Conditions
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Misdiagnosis and Levator syndrome
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Levator syndrome: Research Doctors & Specialists
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