Tectal prolapse symptoms and cure

The rectal is the last part of the large intestine, and sometimes it starts to push down from the anus. This condition is called rectum prolapse. It may be due to the weakness of the muscles and ligaments that hold the rectum in place and can be due to other conditions as well.

Symptoms of rectal prolapse

You can detect the early symptom of rectal prolapse when you find it difficult to sit. You can see something is coming out from your anus with the help of the mirror. It can be pushed back to its normal position with hands in the early stages. It may come out due to walking, running, or physical activity.

Severe symptoms include bleeding, constipation, uncontrolled bowel movements, and pain during bowel movements. Some people also experience diarrhea. It would be best to visit the doctor for rectal prolapse treatment as soon as possible if you have these symptoms.

Treatment and Care of rectal prolapse

The doctor will examine your anus and recommend various lab tests. After seeing your reports, he can recommend you the surgery. It would be best if you treat the disease in its early stages. The doctor can recommend you to delay the surgery based on the condition of the rectal prolapse severity and if it is not affecting your daily life activities.

Surgery of rectal prolapse is also known as rectosigmoidectomy. This surgery is of two types:

Laparoscopic rectopexy: The surgical cuts and then stitches to place the rectum right.

Perineal proctectomy: Tissues from the rectum are removed by surgical cuts or incisions.

Perineal proctectomy is further divided into two types:

Altemeier procedure: Remove the part of the rectum.

Delorme procedure: Remove the outer lining of the rectum.

How to reduce the chances of rectal prolapse?

The rectal prolapse can happen for various reasons, including post-pregnancy, injury, and anal surgery. However, you can avoid the chances of rectal prolapse by taking a few precautions.

Healthy diet: A healthy diet is essential for your health, affecting your quality of life. A healthy diet can prevent various diseases and give you strength and immunity.

Exercise: Exercise can help you to avoid rectal prolapse. Regular exercise can make your muscles strong.

Routine for going to the bathroom: It would be better to set a routine of going to your bathroom. For example, you can set a bathroom routine two hours after lunch or dinner. Do not try to hold the defecation process.