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Rectal Prolapse (cont.)

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Stool softeners, such as sodium docusate (Colace) or calcium docusate (Surfak), may be used to reduce pain and straining during bowel movements. Bulk agents, such as psyllium (Metamucil or Fiberall) or methylcellulose (Citrucel) may also be used.

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