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What Kind Of Pills Or Treatment Can Somebody Get For Rectal Prolapse
Stool softeners: Stool softeners and laxatives.Get a more detailed answer ›
Depends on symptoms: Rectal prolapse is most common in older people, and treatment options take into account a person's medical fitness and suitability for operative treatment. Abdominal surgery approaches have higher risks, but lower recurrence rate. Alternatively, resection through the perineum is lower risk, but has a higher recurrence rate. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Rectal prolapse: If mild - it can be gently reduced and pushed back in - use a moist washcloth. Stool softeners may help prevent reoccurence. If it continues to prolapse - generally surgery is required to remove the redundant tissue and "tack" the rectum up. Colon and rectal surgeons are probably the best at this type of problem. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Surgery is the best: Option for treating rectal prolapse. Currently one can have an abdominal approach using minimally invasive techniques with 3-4 small scars. Experienced surgeons will offer laparoscopic or robotic surgery as well as approached from the perineum or around the prolapsed rectum. In general, repairs through the abdomen last longer and are more durable then repairs from the perineum. See attached. ...Read more
I have no money for treatment. I believe I have had internal rectal prolapse. My rectum will be full with no urge to deficate.
see details: No one can tell you anything without an exam. Look for a free clinic in your area. ...Read more
Surgery: If you truly have (full thickness, circumferential) rectal prolapse (not just hemorrhoid or rectal mucosal prolapse), then surgery is the only option, though there are several surgical options, some done through the anus and some done laparoscopically...The latter usually more appropriate for a 45 year old). Failure to correct rectal prolapse leads to more frequent & severe prolapse & incontinence. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What kind of dr would i see to diagnose a rectal prolapse? Are there exercises or non surgical remedies for this?
I just had a rectal prolapse does it go away on its own?Is their a cure? Or am im on risk on having it over an over again
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
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
Avoid increasing : Avoid increasing your intranet-abdominal pressure.Get a more detailed answer ›
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