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Rectocele prolapse, what are the symptoms please and what causes this? I've given birth once, could I have this after one vaginal delivery?
Rectal protrusion : A rectal prolapse can be a serious problem. There should be a protrusion from the rectum. Unlike a hemorrhoid, which is usually in one location, a prolapse involves the entire circumference of the rectum. It can happen after a single delivery. Sounds like you need to be evaluated. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Vaginal vs. Anal: A rectocele is bulging of the rectum towards the vagina (thus creating a "bulge" in the vagina, and possibly difficulties having a bowel movement). It is due to a weakening of the connective tissue between the rectum and vagina. Rectal prolapse is a condition in which the rectum loses its normal attachments inside the body, allowing it to telescope out through the anus, thereby turning it “inside out”. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Im suffering from rectocele and bladder prolapse. What kind of doctor do I see and what are the options?
Experienced: Most prolapse surgery is done by gynecologists specially trained and experienced in pelvic prolapse repair. Those who have chosen to do that exclusively are called urogynecologists. This is a relatively new subspecialty and lots of very experienced prolapse surgeons are not urogynecologists. You should go first to your general ob/gyn for initial evaluation. Some urologists also deal with this. ...Read more
Rectocele: Surgery for rectal prolapse is different then surgery for rectocele. Rectocele can be corrected by vaginal approach and can be considered as outpatient procedure. Rectal prolapse needs to be corrected by abdominal approach and can be performed by laparoscopy or robot-assisted. ...Read more
Could rectocele cause repeat utis? What complications could arise if it is severe and combined with uterine prolapse? Could it be source of symptoms?
Generally no: A rectocoele occurs when there is a breakdown in the supporting tissue between the rectum and vagina; causing the rectum to bulge into the vagina. Many women with a rectocoele have no symptoms, but those that do may notice a bulge at the opening of the vagina or difficulty having a bowel movement. In some cases, women have to push the bulge back into the vagina in order to have a bowel movement. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
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