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

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Dr. Charles Cattano
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In brief: 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...

In brief: 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...
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