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Learn more about Rectal prolapse

Content updated on Sep 20, 2022

What is rectal prolapse?

The rectum is the last part of the large intestine, and rectal prolapse occurs when it protrudes beyond the anus. It presents as a painless lump in the anus, frequently after straining when passing motion. People with weakened pelvic or anal muscles are at risk.

Symptoms of rectal prolapse

  • Hemorrhoids (piles) or a lump at the anus

Questions your doctor may ask to check for rectal prolapse

Your doctor may ask these questions to diagnose rectal prolapse

  • Do you have hemorrhoids (piles) or a lump at the anus?

Treatment for rectal prolapse

In mild cases, the protrusion can simply be pushed back. Surgery is often needed to repair this condition permanently.

Diseases related to Rectal prolapse

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