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What causes inverted anus for 46 year old female?

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Dr. John Munshower
Family Medicine

In brief: Rectal prolapse

Exact causes are unknown in most cases.
Rectal prolapse is generally more common in elderly women, although it may occur at any age and in both sexes. It is very rarely life-threatening, but the symptoms can be debilitating if left untreated. Most external prolapse cases can be treated successfully, often with a surgical procedure. See a Colo-rectal surgeon for an exam and discussion. Best wishes

In brief: Rectal prolapse

Exact causes are unknown in most cases.
Rectal prolapse is generally more common in elderly women, although it may occur at any age and in both sexes. It is very rarely life-threatening, but the symptoms can be debilitating if left untreated. Most external prolapse cases can be treated successfully, often with a surgical procedure. See a Colo-rectal surgeon for an exam and discussion. Best wishes
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