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Rectal Prolapse (cont.)

Medical Treatment

Medical treatment is normally used to ease the symptoms of a prolapsed rectum temporarily or to prepare the person for surgery. Bulking agents (such as bran or psyllium), stool softeners, and suppositories or enemas are used for these purposes.

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Rectal prolapse was described as early as 1500 BC.

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