Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

Overview Symptoms

Rectocele Symptoms

The most common symptoms of a rectocele include:

  • Bulge in the wall of the vagina
    • Bulge may protrude through the vaginal opening

Additional symptoms of a rectocele may include:

Last Updated: Jan 24, 2011 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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