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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Juan Peschiera
40 years experience in General Surgery
RECTAL ULCER: It can result from stool pressure ( severe chronic constipation : stercoral ulcer, or from some viral diseases sexually transmitted or from malign ... Read More

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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Olaf Johansen
35 years experience in Colon and Rectal Surgery
Depends: Rectal ulcers have many causes from cancer, inflammatory bowel disease, to "internal prolapse", radiation effects etc, treatment depends on cause, you ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Olaf Johansen
35 years experience in Colon and Rectal Surgery
Breakdown of lining: A rectal ulcer is when you have a breakdown of the lining of rectum. Though there can be many causes the common ones include rectal prolapse, interna ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Juan Peschiera
40 years experience in General Surgery
RECTAL ULCER: A biopsy or even excision of the ulcer is necessary. This can be done trans- anally and even using a laser device or argon beam coagulator. Would no ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amir Bastawrous
32 years experience in Colon and Rectal Surgery
Complicated: Solitary rectal ulcer is in the spectrum of rectal prolapse. Most surgical therapy is first directed at ensuring that any abnormality is not a cancer, ... Read More
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A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Howard Shapiro
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Sometimes surgery: If conservative treatment doesn't work, many (but not all) patients will benefit from surgery. The problem may recur after surgery. You should obtai ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience in Gastroenterology
Rectal ulcer causes: Rectal ulcer can be caused by mechanical trauma, caustic injury, rectal prolapse, "solitary rectal ulcer syndrome", stercoral ulcer (hard stool erodes ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience in Gastroenterology
Treat rectal ulcers: Rectal ulcer can be caused by mechanical trauma, caustic injury, rectal prolapse, "solitary rectal ulcer syndrome", stercoral ulcer (hard stool erodes ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Fertel
34 years experience in Vascular Surgery
Leave it alone: this should heal on its own
A male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Not a good idea: Giving yourself a rectal examination is not a good idea. If you are moving your bowels regularly, there is no blood in stool, and no mass in or around ... Read More
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