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Causes Prolapsed Rectum
Loose pelvic muscles: A prolapsed rectum occurs because the supporting muscles and ligaments have loosened due to age, illness of connective tissues, pregnancy, obesity, or other conditions that cause pelvic floor weakness. This needs surgical repair to prevent complications. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
If i strain myself as hard as i can a small portion of my inner rectum is shown. Is this a partial mucuosal prolapse? And the cause of my fecalbo ?
Not very useful: Rectal prolapse when the last portion of the large intestine protrudes through the anus. Hemorrhoids are swollen blood vessels that develop in the anus and lower rectum. Early rectal prolapse can mimic internal hemorrhoids making it difficult to tell these. Probably best test is to have a colorectal surgeon conduct exam by bearing down to show the prolapse. Protoscopy and colonoscopy may help. ...Read more
What is a prolapsed rectum? Most common reasons why it occurs? Is it reversible? Typical treatment?
Lots of questions!: Prolapsed rectum, or procidentia, is when the rectum turns inside out, like a sleeve, and protrudes through the anal opening. Common causes: constipation, pelvic floor dysfunction. Not "reversible" in adults; may be in kids. Treated with surgery if symptoms warrant or complications occur. Four questions, four answers! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it possible that the heavy feeling in my rectum after stapler hemorrhoidectomy is a sign of a prolapsed rectum? What can I do? :(
If you had: If you had a prolapsed hemorrhoid you would see a protrusion out of your anus during a mirror examination of your self. Speak to your doctor. ...Read more