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Rectal prolapse happens when loose tissue in the rectum
slides downward. The loose tissue may partially or completely stick out of the
There are three types of rectal prolapse:
Treatment for rectal prolapse depends on the type of
prolapse. Treatment may include changes in diet. Or it may include medicines or surgery.
ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical ReviewerAnne C. Poinier, MD - Internal MedicineSpecialist Medical ReviewerC. Dale Mercer, MD, FRCSC, FACS - General Surgery
Current as ofNovember 14, 2014
Current as of:
November 14, 2014
Anne C. Poinier, MD - Internal Medicine & C. Dale Mercer, MD, FRCSC, FACS - General Surgery
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