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rectal prolapse surgery recovery time

A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Beard
25 years experience Urogynecology
Rectocele?: Rectocele is often called rectal prolapse but not quite the same thing it's a bulge of the rectum into the vagina and a vaginal surgery with recovery ... Read More
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Dr. Mitchell Schuster
32 years experience Urogynecology
4-6 weeks: Depending on what type of prolapse surgery you have and whether you have any other medical problems that affect healing, i would plan on 4-6 weeks.

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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sidney Vinson
27 years experience Gastroenterology
Generally very: Sugery generally is curative for rectal prolapse.
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Dr. Kenneth Crabb
46 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Usually works: Rectal prolapse is usually vastly improved with surgery. Consult your surgeon for his specific numbers.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Louis Fernandez
28 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Type of repair: A simple midlinie repair will last 3 to 5 years in 70% of patients. A site-specific repair with ligament support will last much longer.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Macool
45 years experience General Practice
Pain and then relief: Pain initially then relief of symptoms.
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
34 years experience General Surgery
Infection,Recurrence: There are many different types of operations to treat rectal prolapse, most of which involve removing the redundant segment of intestine; there is a r ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Popowich
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YES: Yes, early ambulation is key to most Surgical procedures to prevent DVT, pneumonia, ileus etc... If a resection was done with the surgery you had, the ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tracy Berg
32 years experience General Surgery
Make an appointment: Your surgeon needs to evaluate you. These symptoms could be low risk and temporary. They could be more ominous and your surgeon will be able to make t ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Prashant Sinha
19 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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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Boris Aronzon
24 years experience Anesthesiology
Unlikely: See colorectal not general surgeon for 2 nd opinion.
A 77-year-old female asked:
Dr. Samuel Badalian
40 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Rectocele: Surgery for rectal prolapse is different then surgery for rectocele. Rectocele can be corrected by vaginal approach and can be considered as outpatien ... Read More
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