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Can a person with rectal prolapse become pregnant?

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Dr. Amir Bastawrous
Surgery - Colorectal
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In brief: Absolutely

Rectal prolapse is a mechanical problem in which the rectum turns out at the anus.
There is no medical reason one can not get pregnant. Having said that, i would caution about not fixing it before you get pregnant only in that it may get worse with the weight of the baby and the pushing with delivery.

In brief: Absolutely

Rectal prolapse is a mechanical problem in which the rectum turns out at the anus.
There is no medical reason one can not get pregnant. Having said that, i would caution about not fixing it before you get pregnant only in that it may get worse with the weight of the baby and the pushing with delivery.
Dr. Amir Bastawrous
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Dr. Sidney Vinson
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology

In brief: Yes

Rectal prolapse does not affect fertility.
Symptoms may worsen during pregnancy as pregnancy in itself is often associated with constipation. Stool softeners would certainly be recommended. This would be something to discuss with your gynecologist prior to becoming pregnant.

In brief: Yes

Rectal prolapse does not affect fertility.
Symptoms may worsen during pregnancy as pregnancy in itself is often associated with constipation. Stool softeners would certainly be recommended. This would be something to discuss with your gynecologist prior to becoming pregnant.
Dr. Sidney Vinson
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