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Rectal prolapse

Rectal prolapse: Introduction

Rectal prolapse: Protruding rectum through the anus. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Rectal prolapse is available below.

Symptoms of Rectal prolapse

Treatments for Rectal prolapse

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Rectal prolapse: Complications

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Causes of Rectal prolapse

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Rectal prolapse: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Rectal prolapse

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Antibiotics often causes diarrhea: The use of antibiotics are very likely to cause some level of diarrhea in patients. The reason is that antibiotics kill off not only "bad" bacteria, but can also kill the "good"...read more »

Food poisoning may actually be an infectious disease: Many people who come down with "stomach symptoms" like diarrhea assume that it's "something I ate" (i.e. food poisoning). In fact, it's...read more »

Mesenteric adenitis misdiagnosed as appendicitis in children: Because appendicitis is one of the more feared conditions for a child with abdominal pain, it can be over-diagnosed (it can, of course, also...read more »

Celiac disease often fails to be diagnosed cause of chronic digestive symptoms: One of the most common chronic digestive conditions is celiac disease, a malabsorption disorder with a variety of...read more »

Chronic digestive diseases hard to diagnose: There is an inherent difficulty in diagnosing the various types of chronic digestive diseases. Some of the better known...read more »

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Hospitals & Clinics: Rectal prolapse

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Rectal prolapse: Rare Types

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Rectal prolapse

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Prevention of Rectal prolapse

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Definitions of Rectal prolapse:

Protrusion of the rectal mucous membrane through the anus. There are various degrees: incomplete with no displacement of the anal sphincter muscle; complete with displacement of the anal sphincter muscle; complete with no displacement of the anal sphincter muscle but with herniation of the bowel; and internal complete with rectosigmoid or upper rectum intussusception into the lower rectum. - (Source - Diseases Database)

 

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