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Will a rectal prolapse kill me?

10 doctors weighed in
Dr. Carlo Hatem
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care
8 doctors agree

In brief: Not usually

No.

In brief: Not usually

No.
Dr. Carlo Hatem
Dr. Carlo Hatem
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Dr. Mitchell Schuster
Typically it is associated with a defect in pelvic floor dysfunction. It is similar to a hernia in the pelvic floor. Rectopexys can assist with correction however, all of the defects need to be corrected that is associated with the pelvic floor hernia.
Dr. Scott Beard
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Urogynecology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: No

Not unless led to a terrible infection of some sort or obstruction.

In brief: No

Not unless led to a terrible infection of some sort or obstruction.
Dr. Scott Beard
Dr. Scott Beard
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