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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 anus.
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.
Current as ofNovember 7, 2018
Author: Healthwise StaffAnne C. Poinier, MD - Internal MedicineAdam Husney, MD - Family MedicineC. Dale Mercer, MD - General Surgery
Current as of:
November 7, 2018
Anne C. Poinier, MD - Internal Medicine & Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine & C. Dale Mercer, MD - General Surgery
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