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Rectal Prolapse (cont.)

When to Seek Medical Care

Almost all cases of rectal prolapse require medical care. Occasionally, successful treatment of the underlying cause of a prolapsed rectum resolves the problem. However, these scenarios usually involve infants or children. In most people, surgery is necessary to treat a prolapsed rectum.

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 5/21/2014
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