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Rectal Prolapse

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What medications were most helpful in soothing rectal prolapse? Submit Your Comment

Comment from: Enough of This!, 65-74 Female (Patient) Published: July 25

For nausea I use generic Zofran if I need to stay awake, or Phenergan if I have time to sleep. I also use OTC stool softener Metamucil. I sit over the edge of my bath tub and use a handheld shower head to clean protruding rectum and anal area. I use lint free disposable cotton pads soaked in witch hazel (why pay so much more for Tucks), and generic, unscented baby wipes with aloe. I buy them by the case and always have them with me. I then apply Bag Balm ointment - it contains an antibiotic/antiseptic.

REFERENCE:

Rodriguez, LA, MD, et al. "Rectal prolapse in children." UpToDate. Current Review: Dec 2018.
<http://www.uptodate.com/contents/overview-of-rectal-prolapse-in-children>

Varma, Madhulika GM, MD, et al. "Overview of rectal procidentia (rectal prolapse)." UptoDate. Last review: Dec 2018.
<http://www.uptodate.com/contents/overview-of-rectal-procidentia-rectal-prolapse>

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