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How Does A Man Get An Anal Or Rectal Prolapse Not Gay
It would be rare!: It might be a very uncommon factor, but for the most part no, particularly if a condom with proper lubrication is used! but it can aggravate a pre-existing prolapse! ...Read more
Supposing you have a lot of anal sex..Would you be more suseptable to having a rectal prolapse when your older?
Not necessarily!: Depends on many variables, but generally not! if lubrication is used with condom and it is not "violent, " and hands are not used...Unlikely! ...Read more
Unlikely: You would have to do some major damage with a large vibrator to do that! ...Read more
My boyfriend noticed that my anus looks different, like there is something protruding. It's pretty slight. Is this rectal prolapse? And is it serious?
Rectal prolapse: Rectal prolapse typically occurs in elderly woman and is usually associated with such symptoms as pain, bleeding, and seepage. Although it can occur at any age, it is unlikely you have this condition. If something is protruding it most likely is a hemorrhoid which is not serious. However a rectal exam should be performed to rule out other causes. ...Read more
Rectal prolapse: Is where the entire rectum protrudes through the anus, hemmoroids will just be individual bulges of dilated blood vessels. If there are multiple hemmorhoids the difference can be hard to feel and has to be seen by experienced eyes. ...Read more
Variable: Depends on the type and severity of the hernia. These vary widely in terms of complexity, thus an accurate answer is not possible with limited info. Call your surgeon o find out. You may need two surgeons with different areas of expertise - one for the hernia and one for the rectal prolapse. Hope this helps! ...Read more
Should an 86 year old woman with rectal prolapse have another surgery after one year. Are there other ways? She had one wire surgically put across her anus to keep her rectum from falling out one year ago, the dr, wants to do it again. Is there another
This : This is a complicated problem. Treatment of rectal prolapse with a wire is outdated. An altemeier procedure (perineal rectosigmoidectomy) is usually the procedure of choice. Previous mesh placed in the pelvis, however, will make this procedure next to impossible. If the problem is as bad as it sounds, a low anterior resection with rectopexy will be the best choice. It should be done by an experience colorectal surgeon. Find a new surgeon fast. ...Read more
I have cystocele(gr1), rectocele(gr3) and rectal prolapse thru anus. What procedure is best method and what is best specialist to perform op? Thanks.
To urologist / uro-.: Go to experienced urologist or uro-gynecologist for evaluation and surgical correction with modern available concept and procedures. Remember: Corrective surgery is not to cure, but apply what your body/tissue can do so to put together for better anatomical alignment and functional restoration. And aging will still weaken tissues leading to recurrence. So, be realistic although great improving... ...Read more
Dr. I have mild case of rectal prolapse mass protrudes through anus with bleeding during defication but no pain. Do I go for surgery or any other way?
You need to make an appointment to see a surgeon. Your primary doctor will send you.
Hope all goes well. ...Read more
I have stool leakage after defecation for 4 hours and anal pain lasts longer.internal piles or rectal prolapse would cause that problem?
-Gastroenterologist: 20 y/o female has,"leakage after defecation for 4 hours and anal pain lasts longer. Internal piles or rectal prolapse would cause that problem?" Probably have long standing constipation history but at age 20 and such long duration of pain, best to see a specialist, Gastroenterologist. And once resolved put preventive measures in place + See a Nutritionist to help. ...Read more
Stool leakage and anal pain after defecation,severe constipation.dr said everything is normal ,could it be internal piles or rectal prolapse?wat to do
Stool leakage and: anal pain are NOT normal. Internal piles (hemorrhoids) can result from straining due to severe constipation but aren't visible on routine exam. Rectal prolapse could cause your symptoms but should be obvious on physical exam. The constipation itself can cause rectal pain and stool leakage. The source of the constipation & treatment for it needs to be addressed. Best wishes. Dr. Anne. ...Read more
Stool softeners: Stool softeners and laxatives.Get a more detailed answer ›
Too much straining: Rectal prolapse is frequently seen in elderly women who have muscle weakness secondary to age and multiple pregnancies. When a young man has rectal prolapse it is nearly almost always due to severe straining when moving her bowels. A stool softener or mild laxative can help. Surgery is an option if nothing else works. If the patient is already incontinent, surgery will not make it better. ...Read more
Uncommon: Full rectal prolapse is uncommon but not rare. More common in women, especially with prgenancy or birth issues. Related to lack of pelvic support; can be seen in patients with certain parasitic infections (whipworm), patients in chronic psychiatric hospitals. May be related to pelvic organ prolapse (uterine prolapse), rectocele, cystocele, solitary rectal ulcer. Treatable, may need surgery. ...Read more
Rectal prolapse: Rectal prolapse is uncommon in young people. It is more frequent in elderly patients particularly after major weight loss.Diarrhea or constipation is predisposing factor. There is some association with malignancy. Treatment needs to correct the predisposing factor, to encourage weight gain, avoidance of constipation. Patients refractory to conservative treatment wil need surgery. ...Read more
My 9 yr old has had a rectal prolapse for 2.5 years. seen several surgeons and get different answers. is 2.5 yrs too long for him to have this?
Yes: He should see a pediatric GI to rule out things like CF and Ehlers Danlos and then have a regimen to prevent prolapse. The longer, the harder to resolve. ...Read more
Straing or rectal ma: Rectal prolapse is not common in men but when it occurs, it is usually from chronic diarrhea and straining at the stool. Rectal prolapse should usually be repaired by an experienced surgeon as there are several different techniques which can be applied depending on patient factors such as age, debility, assessment of anal sphincter tone and squeeze, etc. Colonoscopy is necessary. ...Read more
Bowel control will:
Suffer. When the rectum is prolapsing it is stretching the nerves as well as the sphincter muscles which keep stool in. The earlier the repair the less damage to the area.
If the prolapse is so large and gets stuck the bowel can get sick and you can get sick from that. ...Read more
Not high: It's uncommon.Get a more detailed answer ›
Unexpected spontaneous rectal prolapse while tobagganing..What should be the first response action?
Don't panic : While this is certainly surprising ; scary it is fixable. Try taking a warm bath and when you are relaxed, gently try to reduce it. If it won't reduce or it swells and becomes painful, seek immediate medical attention. If it does reduce, you should see a urogynecologist or cool-rectal surgeon. ...Read more
I am 21 and have internal rectal prolapse, should I consider getting surgery? Would it fix the issue, what could go wrong ?
Rectal prolapse: Most rectal prolapses cause some external protrusion through the anus and don't require surgery. An internal prolapse is more complicated and requires evaluation and advice by a colorectal surgeon. Avoidance of constipation and avoiding straining for a bowel movement using stool softeners may not be enough to prevent symptoms or further damage. ...Read more
Absolutely: Rectal prolapse is a mechanical problem in which the rectum turns out at the anus. There is no medical reason one can not get pregnant. Having said that, i would caution about not fixing it before you get pregnant only in that it may get worse with the weight of the baby and the pushing with delivery. ...Read more