Can Rectal Prolapse Be Treated Without Surgery?

Q:
Can rectal prolapse be treated without surgery?

A:
Only surgery can cure rectal prolapse.

However you can use medical treatment to ease the symptoms of a prolapsed rectum temporarily or to prepare the patient for surgery, including:

  • Bulking agents such as bran or psyllium
  • Stool softeners
  • Suppositories or enemas

To learn more you should go to a medical professional.

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