What is an anal charley horse?

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Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)

An anal charley horse is caused by a strained anal muscle. In this video, Dr. Oz demonstrates with a large rubber band how an anal charley horse is formed.


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