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Doctor insights on: Posterior Prolapse

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Can you get an infection in your body from a posterior prolapse?

Can you get an infection in your body from a posterior prolapse?

Not really: A posterior prolapse or rectocele can make passing stools or sex difficult and possibly bring bacteria closer to the urinary opening. That might increase the risk of infection. ...Read more

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My abdomen is swollen and I have posterior prolapse. Is this normal?

My abdomen is swollen and I have posterior prolapse. Is this normal?

Sometimes women with: A rectocele (posterior prolapse) also have other bowel problems like ibs or constipation which can cause bloating. You should make sure your doctor(s) know about this. ...Read more

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I have a posterior prolapse and am.Having a lot of pain. I can feel.My.Intestine in my vagina. What should I do.?

I have a posterior prolapse and am.Having a lot of pain. I can feel.My.Intestine in my vagina. What should I do.?

Rectocele: Sounds like you have a rectocele, which is a herniation of the rectum into the vagina with possible enterocele, herniation of small bowel with prolapse of the vaginal apex. You need to see a gynecologist that does genital prolapse surgery. ...Read more

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Which is more difficult to manage: the anterior or posterior mitral valve prolapse?

Which is more difficult to manage: the anterior or posterior mitral valve prolapse?

Severity: Management of MV prolapse depends on severity of symptoms, and if there is any mitral regurgitation - not so much on whether the anterior or posterior leaflets are more involved. ...Read more

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Is surgery best for posterior tibial tenosynovitis and tibial neuritis? Also I think I have prolapsed hemorrhoid and it burns..... Help

Is surgery best for posterior tibial tenosynovitis  and tibial neuritis? Also I think I have prolapsed hemorrhoid and it burns..... Help

Orthotics: I wouldn't have surgery initially. Posterior tib tendonitis and tarsal tunnel syndrome is a result of flat feet. At your age, it is likely a flexible flat foot that can be corrected with shoe inserts or custom orthotics. Go to the store and try Dr. Scholl's orthotics before going to surgery. ...Read more

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How is prolapse treated?

How is  prolapse treated?

Surgery or peas art: Kegels or pelvic floor may help if prolapse is mild. ...Read more

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What are the causes of prolapsed disc?

What are the causes of prolapsed disc?

Prolapsed discs: there are multiple causes including injury, arthritis and degeneration, only to name a few .If you suspect this see a physician to get a definitive diagnosis ...Read more

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What is rectal prolapse?

What is rectal prolapse?

See below: Rectal prolapse occurs when a portion of rectum essentially turns inside out and protrudes through the anus. It is assocated with excessive straining and worsens constipation. It can improve with stool softeners and fiber but often requries surgical correction. ...Read more

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What is a mitral prolapse?

What is a mitral prolapse?

Heart valve: When the heart valve ( mitral ) closes, its leaflets fall down a little- a prolapse. This can be heard during an exam. It is more common in woman who are tall and thin. There may be an issue with strenuous exercise, speak to your cardiologist. ...Read more

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What is a rectal prolapse???

What is a rectal prolapse???

Rectum falls out: The entire rectum loosens and protrudes through the anus. I looks like a cauliflower hanging out of your anus. This requires surgical repair by a general or colorectal surgeon ...Read more