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Are Lower Back Exercises Safe When You Have Rectal Prolapse
Is it possible my herniated and degenerative disc issues in my lower back have caused weak pelvic floor muscles causing a rectal prolapse?
Exercises: Avoid abrupt, heavy weight lifting and bouncing. Pelvic tilt exercises, abdominal strengthening, inner thigh exercises and slow lunges all improve pelvic floor muscles. ...Read more
Avoid increasing : Avoid increasing your intranet-abdominal pressure.Get a more detailed answer ›
Nope!: Pushing it back inside s called reduction of the prolapse. Fixation is required surgically. The natural history of prolapse is that it falls back out. Most prolapsing tissue is actually hemorrhoidal. See your doctor to make sure you have the right diagnosis. ...Read more
What kind of dr would i see to diagnose a rectal prolapse? Are there exercises or non surgical remedies for this?
Probably not ...: Kegel exercise, of no doubt, will strengthen the muscle power around the anus and pelvic floor of men or women. But its preventive effect has not been studied for teenagers, as I have known. Remember everything happening to us always results from multiple factors although some factors may be identified as precipitating ones. Meanwhile, practice healthy lifestyle and avoid overindulgence... ...Read more
I have a rectal prolapse with the rectum pushing out into the vagina when the rectum is full, I have been doing pelvic floor exercises?
Rectocele: Technically rectal prolapse is defined as when all the layers of the rectum come out beyond the anal verge, what you describe sounds more like a rectocele. Usually a colon and rectal surgeon will work this up with a voiding proctogram, and depending on findings may refer you for biofeedback to re teach you to relax your pelvic floor muscles. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My 13 month old daughter has rectal prolapse. Her pediatrician said as long as it goes back in, not to worry. Should we see a pediatric gi?
Ped rectal prolapse: Rectal prolapse in 13 month old infant can be due to many causes.Like structural problem of digestive system, increased abdominal pressure, hirschsprung disease, ehler danlos syndrome, short or long term diarrhea, cystic fibrosis, parasitic diseases, pelvic floor weakness etc.Your pediatrician has examined the baby and he may be right but there is no harm in consulting a ped GI specialist for peace of mi. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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