Rectal Prolapse (cont.)
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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 7/30/2015
George Lazarou, MD, FACOG
Simmy Bank, MD, MB, ChB
Mary L Windle, PharmD
BS Anand, MD
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