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Prolapsed Rectum

This is just as painful as it sounds unfortunately, and can result in you not being sure if you need to go the toilet or not. A prolapsed rectum is when the rectum is pushed out through the anal opening when gearing up for a number 2. If the condition worsens, the rectum may protrude substantially at all times, which can be incredibly uncomfortable. It is often caused by straining too much when you go the toilet, it can be a side effect of giving birth, or can be a condition you are born with. Whilst doctors are not quite sure what causes it, it usually affects the young and the elderly, but fortunately there are surgical procedures to correct this condition.

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This website has been such a comfort! After reading everyone's comments I realise that so many people go thought the same things! I am 20 and have had problems with consitpation since I was a child. I normally have to push againt the anal wall to help poo out, but im not in any pain. Can I ignore it till I want kids or till im in pain? Im worried it could get worse if I don't get it sorted now, but I dont really want to go to my GP about it. Thank you





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i dont know if may help and i also need a question answering. Back in may i was rushed into lincoln hospital with heavy bleeding from my back passage due to a prolapsed bowel and hemroids . I was in agony and i had to be sedated with morphine and gass and air . An operation was followed the next morning and i gradually became well enough to leave hospital . I had had by bowel restrectched back into place and had some of my external hemroids removed and my internal hemroids shrunk . I have been fine since and was discharged from hospital in july . But recently i have been experiancing problems with my IBS and have now been told i may have Inflamable bowel disorder to add to my problems , and have had pain in the exit of my anus , which feels like a burning and throbing sensation . I try to go to the loo and somtimes it helps but usually i have to strain which dose not help as it makes me bleed . I have began to feel strange movement in the top of my abdoman under my ribs and it can be quite painfull but lasts a few miniutes , and somtimes when i empty my bowels in the morning , if its a heavy load , I also ejaculate a bit of seaman as i think this inflames my prostate . this all sounds alot of symptons but i have spoken to my gp and he just puts it down to my IBS , but i am worried it could be the start of somthing alot more seriouse . I am attending my local hospital for an bowel X-ray next week , but i am worried it my cause my symptoms to worsen . I just would like to be normal again as this affects my daily life so badly.





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Hi im only 18 an i found lumps on my back passage so i went to my gp an they told me i had hemroids but if it wasnt really effecting me nothing had to be done an they just left it. This worries me a bit cus iv seen pictures of them an they look really sore. Is there anything i can do so they dont get worse because right now its just a lump no blood or anything but i dont want them to get to the point where i have to have an op.

hI mY MUM IS 64 AND HAS HAD IBS FOR YEARS. SHE HAD A HIP OP LAST DEC AND WAS ALL OK BUT HAD CHRONIC DIARIAHH AND WAS TESTED TO SEE WHAT HAS HAPPENING AND ALL TEST CAME BACK BUT THE PAST 4 MONTHS SHE HAS REALLY SUFFFERED WITH V BAD STOMACH CRAMPS THAT TELL HER SHE NEED TO GET TO THE LOO V QUICK AND THEN ONLY GOES A LITTLE THEN AFTER SHE HAD BEEN SHE NEEDS TO GO AGAIN SO WE ARE GETTING V WORRIED, SHE IS TIED BUT NOT LOSIN WEIGHT, HER STOMACH LOOKS LIKE SHE IS 6 MONTHS PREGNANT. tHE GP says she may have a differnt ibs and thats that. she had a bowel cancer screening a few years ago and was all ok then. She feels like the boewl movment is always felt in her botton and has to go a little each time, sometimes up to 12 times a day there is no blood at all.so is basically house bound because of this. if anyone here that can help?





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I have suffered haemorroids for several years and have sufered in silence. I have managed to push them back in but now I find them so enlarged, they they dont feel te same anymore. It feels like my insides are hanging out and I find it vey uncompfortable and I never know when I have emptied my bowels properly as loss of felling down there. I could be sitting on the tiolet for ages and I have lots of heavy bleeding on some days more than others. It is very bright red and quite a loss, so not sure if it just the plies or not. I am to embarrised to go to the docotrs and really frightened to seek medical attenion as I dont like hospitals at all. I do seem to be having more frequent loose bowels lately more than usual and it stops me from going out and I have had several accidents becuase I never got to the toilet on time. I am in desperation of what it could be. I just need some advice please. thank you





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I am worried that i may have something wrong in my back passage, i have recently discovered that when going to the toilet that something is different, its quite hard to discribe but it looks to be the inside of my bowel poking out my back passage, looks abit like shiny stretch skin, i dont have any trouble going to the toilet and a havnt experienced anything like it before, please help.





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i have as my husband has named it my "walnut" for the last 18 years yet to find out if it a anal prolapse or as the docs have been saying hameroids, it is really embarassing and the pain is awful with stomach pain and headaches, but the worse thing is the blood loss. my heart felt sympathy to all fellow suffers





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Debbie - did you have the STARR or rectopexy? If so how did it go and who did it for you?





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I'm bleeding when I go to the toliet and I can feel a lump in my bottom which feels like someones sticking a knife in it. I want to get rid of this feeling.





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have anyone had the starr procedure and ended up with bowel urgency





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I'm 25 year old but since all my life i'm been suffering of constipation(when i was like 8 year old i remember been in the hospital for been constipated 4 almost 12 days).I'm pregnant(6months) but Since last year i having a problem is like the faeces is totally down the rectum or bowels i can feel it, but there's no the feeling like when you know you need to go to the loo, nothing in the earth can help to take it out! well just the horrible way of wear a latex glove and help my self, please help!





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