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What are the symptoms of an internal prolapse? How can it be identified? I see the inner rectum when straining, is it an internal prolapse?

What are the symptoms of an internal prolapse? How can it be identified? I see the inner rectum when straining, is it an internal prolapse?

Not if...: If it reverses after bowel movement, it is temporary! a true prolapse would remain fixed. I think you should ingest more fiber, to allay the possibility it can happen! ...Read more

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I have grade 4 external and internal prolapsed hemorrhoids for 5 years. Nothing works. What else can I try to alleviate the discomfort?

I have grade 4 external and internal prolapsed hemorrhoids for 5 years. Nothing works. What else can I try to alleviate the discomfort?

HEMORRHOIDS: 1. Sitting in a few inches of warm water three times a day for 15 to 20 minutes may help decrease the inflammation of the hemorrhoids. 2. Increased fluid intake and dietary fiber (roughage) will decrease the potential for constipation and lessen the pressure on the rectum and anus during a bowel movement, minimizing further swelling, discomfort, and bleeding. Dietary fiber supplements may also hel ...Read more

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Stapled hemorrhoidopexy 12/1 for grade 3 internal prolapsed. After a bout w/diarrhea today, 12/23, seems like the prolapse is coming back. What now?

Stapled hemorrhoidopexy 12/1 for grade 3 internal prolapsed. After a bout w/diarrhea today, 12/23, seems like the prolapse is coming back. What now?

Prolapse not likely.: It is very unlikely that the prolapse is coming back so early. your symptoms are more likely from local ano-rectal irritation from diarrhea (Or whatever is causing diarrhea. If the symptoms do not go away in 48 hrs., please follow up with your doctor. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of an Internal rectal prolapse ?

What are symptoms of an 
Internal rectal prolapse ?

A rectal prolapse: occurs when part or all of the wall of the rectum slides out of place, sometimes protruding from the anus. In an internal prolapse, the rectum does not protrude outside the anus. There may be some pain and changes in stool consistency or passage. Treatment involves changes in diet or sexual practices, medicine such as stool softener, or surgery depending on severity. I hope this helps. ...Read more

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