A 36-year-old female asked:
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stool often comes out folded over. i had a colonoscopy a year ago that was negative and i had no polyps. i do have hemorrhoids and a rectocele.

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Dr. Richard Zimon
59 years experience Internal Medicine
Hemorrhoids: (specifically INTERNAL hemorrhoids) and a significant rectocele may change the SHAPE of the stool ! Hope this is helpful Dr Z
Answered on Jan 7, 2018
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
30 years experience Internal Medicine
Shape: Of your stool likely due to anatomic variance created by the presence of the rectocele and the hemorrhoids
Answered on Jan 10, 2018

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