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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Johnny Green
41 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Two general methods: Rectocele is basically a hernia of the rectal wall into the vagina. Many women have no symptoms from rectocele and do not need repair. Symptomatic r ... Read More

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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Herman Hammerstead
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What the surgeon say: Your surgeon will give you all the information both pre / post op. Ask all your questions up front and be informed
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mitchell Schuster
32 years experience Urogynecology
Depends: The surgery might not be too painful depending on the amount of dissection and the location of dissection for the repair. Certainly you will be uncom ... Read More
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Dr. Allen Kamrava
15 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Depends: There are three approaches for this surgery. Depends which approach your surgeon wishes to take.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Villa
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Relatively short: You should discuss the planned procedure and post-op care with your surgeon. Generally, a rectocele (posterior) repair recovery time is relatively ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Lin
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Here are some...: After a major local surgery for rectocele, the overall function of all nearby tissues and organs may be affected by surgery and its postoperative reac ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Kim
36 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Depends: Hemorrhoid surgery and rectocele surgery are different surgeries and each have several options available. Would be best to have the specific surgery y ... Read More
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Dr. Danny Proffitt
43 years experience Family Medicine
Depends: When the benefits outweigh the risks, the patient is not willing to further suffer the effects of the rectocoele and when the patient and the doctor c ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Flax
46 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: A rectocoele is essentially a hernia. There is a weakness in the area between your vagina and rectum called the rectovaginal fascia. To repair this, t ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
It can be either: If the rectocoele is extensive and involving surrounding structures then it will probably be in patient. If it is just a simple vaginal wall intrusion ... Read More
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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