Prolapsed Rectum Treatment
Treatment for rectal prolapse depends on the severity of the symptoms. Treatment may include pushing the prolapsed tissue back into the rectum, stool softeners, and a high fiber diet. Some conditions must be corrected surgically.
Specific treatment for rectal prolapse may include:
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