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What kind of pills or treatment can somebody get for rectal ulcer?

What kind of pills or treatment can somebody get for rectal ulcer?

Treat rectal ulcers: Rectal ulcer can be caused by mechanical trauma, caustic injury, rectal prolapse, "solitary rectal ulcer syndrome", stercoral ulcer (hard stool erodes rectal lining), inflammatory bowel disease, infection...Just to name a few. If your doctor documented a rectal ulcer he can advise you as to its cause, & thus the appropriate fix. Avoid constipation, non-prescribed enemas, cleansers, rectal sex... ...Read more

Rectal Ulcer (Definition)

A rectal ulcer is when you have a breakdown of the lining of rectum. Though there can be many causes the common ones include rectal prolapse, internal intersusseption, and neoplasm ( benign or malignant). Evaluation with possible biopsy by a colon and rectal surgeon or gastroenterologist is needed. Treatment depends on it's ...Read more


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What is cure for solitary rectal ulcer?

Complicated: Solitary rectal ulcer is in the spectrum of rectal prolapse. Most surgical therapy is first directed at ensuring that any abnormality is not a cancer, especially if associated with a mass. Some have tried topical steroids. At times, surgical resection has been used, when clear prolapse is noted. High recurrence rate. ...Read more

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Is there any cure for solitary rectal ulcer syndrome?

Is there any cure for solitary rectal ulcer  syndrome?

Treatment: for solitary rectal ulcer syndrome depends on severity. Behavior modification, medication, or even surgery may be in the treatment plan. Lifestyle modification can help control the symptoms (water/fiber/exercise). When symptoms are not controllable surgery to remove the rectum would indeed be curative. ...Read more

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Home remeidy for rectal ulcer. Used up my sick days?

Depends: Rectal ulcers have many causes from cancer, inflammatory bowel disease, to "internal prolapse", radiation effects etc, treatment depends on cause, you need to see your doc or a colon and rectal surgeon. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: rectal ulcer?

Breakdown of lining: A rectal ulcer is when you have a breakdown of the lining of rectum. Though there can be many causes the common ones include rectal prolapse, internal intersusseption, and neoplasm ( benign or malignant). Evaluation with possible biopsy by a colon and rectal surgeon or gastroenterologist is needed. Treatment depends on it's cause. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Any over-the-counter help for someone with rectal ulcer?

Rectal ulcer causes: Rectal ulcer can be caused by mechanical trauma, caustic injury, rectal prolapse, "solitary rectal ulcer syndrome", stercoral ulcer (hard stool erodes rectal lining), inflammatory bowel disease, infection...Just to name a few. If your doctor documented a rectal ulcer he can advise you as to its cause, & thus the appropriate fix. Avoid constipation, non-prescribed enemas, cleansers, rectal sex... ...Read more

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What is rectal ulcer?

What is rectal ulcer?

Breakdown in lining.: A rectal ulcer is a breakdown in the lining of the rectum called the mucosa. The rectum is a muscular tube that passes stool from the colon and out of the anus. Ulceration can cause bleeding, discomfort, straining, and passage of mucus. Solitary rectal ulcer syndrome is a condition that can occur in patients with chronic constipation. ...Read more

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Please share if someone has effective remedies tips for srus (solitary rectal ulcer syndrome)?

Please share if someone has effective remedies tips for srus (solitary rectal ulcer syndrome)?

RECTAL ULCER: A biopsy or even excision of the ulcer is necessary. This can be done trans- anally and even using a laser device or argon beam coagulator. Would not " sit on it" potential malignancy. Good bowel habits and stool softeners may help for now. ...Read more

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What is the difference between a rectal ulcer and a hemorrhoid? One's a vein right? Where do rectal ulcers lie? Are they the same as stomach ulcers?

What is the difference between a rectal ulcer and a hemorrhoid?  One's a vein right?  Where do rectal ulcers lie? Are they the same as stomach ulcers?

Ulcer vs hermorrhoi: Hemorrhoid as you stated is an engorged dilated rectal vein. An ulcer is an erosion/abrasion on any mucosal surface like mouth, esophagus, stomach, intestine and rectum. The concept is the same the location may differ. rectal ulcers can lie anwhere in the rectum as they can be from infection ( herpes) or autoimmune disease ulcerative colitis ...Read more

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Ulcer (Definition)

An ulcer is a discontinuity or a break in a body membrane that impedes the normal functioning of the organ of which that membrane is a part. Ulcers are further classified by their location. Ulcers are usually caused by infections, excessive acid production, stress, ...Read more


Ulceration (Definition)

An ulcer is a discontinuity or a break in a bodily membrane that impedes the organ of which that membrane is a part from continuing its normal functions. Ulcers are further classified by their location, for example; ...Read more