Tenesmus

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Tenesmus may refer to:

  • Rectal tenesmus - a clinical symptom, where there is a feeling of constantly needing to pass stools, despite an empty colon. When the word "tenesmus" is used by itself, this is usually what is meant.
  • Vesical tenesmus - a clinical symptom, where there is a feeling of constantly need to urinate, despite an empty bladder.