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Suggest treatment for rectal prolapse

I was wondering if there is a device that could help an 80 year old woman who has a prolapsed rectum. She is no longer a candidate for surgery. If there is some type of product (like they have for hernias) that could help her at least have more mobility on the market I have not found one. Please advise.
Wed, 5 Jul 2017
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General & Family Physician 's  Response
Hello dear
Welcome to Healthcaremagic.com
I have evaluated your concern in depth .

@ Unfortunately , there are no such medical devices available for the same .
@ What can help her at best is

$ Avoid constipation with high fiber , plenty of liquids
$ Sitting in a tub filled with lukewarm water for 10 - 15 minutes ,
apply glycerine about 2 - 3 ml over prolapsed part & then she can
easily & simply put prolapsed part inside the anal canal .
before going outside .

Hope this will help you definitely .
Feel free to ask any future health related query anytime .
Thanks for evaluating my answer thoroughly .
Regards dear .
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