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can a person with rectal prolapse become pregnant

A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sidney Vinson
26 years experience Gastroenterology
Yes: Rectal prolapse does not affect fertility. Symptoms may worsen during pregnancy as pregnancy in itself is often associated with constipation. Stool ... Read More

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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Variable: Some people with rectal prolapse will have pain with bowel movements, most will have occasional bright red blood from the rectum due to irritation of ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Bodzin
50 years experience General Surgery
Use a mirror: Rectal prolapse is unusual in a 31 year old, but it can occur. When sitting on the toilet, if you think it is a prolapse, look with a pirror or take ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Beard
24 years experience Urogynecology
Out the anus: Rectal prolapse is the rectum falling out the anus.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Deb Mukhopadhyay
23 years experience Gastroenterology
Rectal prolapse: Rectal prolapse is uncommon in young people. It is more frequent in elderly patients particularly after major weight loss.Diarrhea or constipation is ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
41 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Evaluation: First you need evaluation to differentiate mucosal prolapse from true complete rectal prolapse. If surgery is required after medical management fails, ... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jessica Allan
22 years experience Internal Medicine
Not pleasant: Symptoms of rectal prolapse depend on the severity can include: pain and discomfort felt deep within the lower abdomen; blood and mucus from the anus; ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Rectal prolapse: Rectal prolapse = a terminal portion of the large intestine drops outside of the anus.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlo Hatem
24 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Not usually: No.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Prashant Sinha
18 years experience General Surgery
Not bad: It partly depends on how bad the prolapse was and how well the muscles that control bowel movements are working. Generally pain is not bad and the mai ... Read More
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