How can you think of treating rectal prolapse without surgery?
Rectal prolapse is a medical ailment in which the rectum begins to rush through the anus. The rectum is that last portion of your large intestine and the anus is the opening via which stool moves out of your body.
How is rectal prolapse diagnosed?
Your doctor will identify rectal prolapse by asking you queries about your symptoms and previous medical difficulties and surgeries. He or she will also do a physical examination, which embraces checking the rectum for wobbly tissue and to find out how sturdily the anal sphincter contracts. You might need tests to exclude other conditions. For instance, you might need a sigmoidoscopy, a colonoscopy, or a barium enema to look for tumors, sores (ulcers), or abnormally narrow regions in the large intestine. Or a kid might need a sweat test to check for cystic fibrosis if prolapse has befallen more than once or the cause is not clear.
Treating the underlying reasons of rectal prolapse typically cures the issue. In otherwise healthy ageing patients who have recurrent rectal prolapse, surgery is at times used to repair physical complications that make prolapse more likely to transpire. However, the surgery can lead to scar tissue and adhesions, which can narrow the rectal channel (anal stenosis) and slow down the rectal and pelvic muscles relaxing during a bowel movement. These two issues can then cause trouble in having a bowel movement, or lead to hemorrhoids or rectal or anal fissures (tears) from recurrent straining. If this has already ensued to you, you can opt for Ayurvedic approach for rectal prolapse treatment.