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Levator ani syndrome

(4 Posts)
MyBeloved Sat 04-Mar-17 17:03:35

Anyone had this? Think it's what I have as I have been spasming for around 5 days now since a recurrence of some pretty awful piles.

What can I do? I'm going mad with the pain!

johnthepong Sat 04-Mar-17 21:07:36

Are you sure it's not an anal fissure? That causes spasming.

PollyPerky Sat 04-Mar-17 22:03:45

If it's what you think, it's caused by pelvic floor dysfunction- you need to see you GP and perhaps be referred to a women's physio for exercises.

MyBeloved Sun 05-Mar-17 08:05:51

Thanks for the replies. I have had a fissure before so yes, it could be that. Could the spasms last this long? Found some diazepam tucked away and took some in desperation last night and I think it has eased a little bit.

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