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What signs should worry me after the sphincterotomy surgery?

All surgeries involve some potential complications. The risks associated with sphincterotomy don’t usually occur, but you should be aware of them.

If you experience some of these symptoms after sphincterotomy, call your doctor:

  • anal bleeding
  • anus spasms
  • inability to pass the stools
  • significant pain
  • blood in the feces
  • signs of infection

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