bowel urgency


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urgency

 [ur´jen-se]
a sudden compelling need to do something.
bowel urgency the sudden, almost uncontrollable, need to defecate.
urinary urgency the sudden, almost uncontrollable, need to urinate.

bowel urgency

the sudden, almost uncontrollable, need to defecate.
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The AIM study group experienced significantly fewer side effects associated with bowel urgency and frequency, fecal incontinence and urinary irritation than the comparator group.
Wright said it's true that the technology is still too new for any long-term studies to have been conducted, but that several short-term studies have concluded that not only is the Calypso System as effective as regular radiation therapy, but that it results in fewer side effects, such as bowel urgency, and rectum and urinary irritation.
Besides the overwhelming frequency of heartburn, 8 of 19 weight lifters reported diarrhea, 6 had bowel urgency, 5 had abdominal pain, and 4 were constipated, he reported.