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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.

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 5/21/2014
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