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Rectal Prolapse (cont.)

Self-Care at Home

For infants and children, reducing the need to strain during bowel movements with stool softeners may correct a prolapsed rectum. Strapping the child's buttocks together between bowel movements may cause the rectum to heal on its own. A doctor should always be consulted before any attempt to treat this condition at home.

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