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I have Ehlers Danlos syndrome, and my rectum prolapses sometimes. Is there any way to treat this? Afraid it will keep getting worse w/age.
See surgeon: I would recommend that you speak with a surgeon as this may be a more complicated situation given the Ehlers Danlos. ...Read more
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
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
Ystday=prolapsed rectum. Tday cnstant waves of abd pain, folwd by loud gurgle sounds+grumbling movm, burning diarh mucous covrd softstool-what is this?
Prolapsed rectum: A medical urgency and you have to be checked by your doctor the possible problems are too long to list. ...Read more
My 10 year old has a prolapsed rectum she is going into ucsf tomorrow for a sweat test and full blood work up any other tests she should be given her rectum has protruded 3 4 times in the last 2 weeks ?
Rectal Prolapse: Causes of rectal prolapse include: advanced age long-term constipation long-term diarrhea long-term straining during defecation pregnancy and the stresses of childbirth previous surgery cystic fibrosis chronic obstructive pulmonary disease whooping cough multiple sclerosis paralysis (paraplegia). ...Read more
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