Rectal Prolapse


How quickly did you recover from rectal prolapse surgery? Submit Your Comment

Comment from: Denihubbell, 55-64 Female (Patient) Published: May 03

Six months recovery is what I was told by my surgeon. It really never took. It was better at first then it seemed to come back slowly, and now it's been back as before, for a year. I had the rectal prolapse surgery back in 2003. I have not told my doctor about it coming back yet. I don't want to go through that again unless they have a new way to fix it. Surgery left me with a long scar from my belly button to the pelvic bone, and there is a chance it could come back within 10 years. It's been over that but my memory is as if it was a month ago. Hope they have some other way to fix this.

Comment from: L.K, 65-74 Female (Patient) Published: August 01

I had robotic rectopexy surgery 3 weeks ago for rectal prolapse and had immediate relief of symptoms with virtually no discomfort postoperatively. I was able to return to work last week and feel like a new person. Before surgery I was in constant pain for past 6 months and now I'm pain free.

Comment from: brad, 45-54 Male (Caregiver) Published: March 21

It is 4 1/2 months after my rectal prolapse surgery and there is no improvement in my condition. Surgeon says everything is ok and it might take a year. Frustrating.

Comment from: Rahul, 45-54 Male (Patient) Published: October 23

I was suffering from rectal prolapse and can't tell you what a horrible experience it was. Then thinking that getting a surgery would give me a solution, I opted for this. But the real problem started when after a few months of the surgery it again grew. I was totally disappointed.

Comment from: Goel , 55-64 Male (Patient) Published: April 02

I have experienced rectal relapse for the last more than fifty years but never knew it was a treatable medical problem. About 35 years back, I discussed the problem with a local Ayurveda doctor who told me that it cannot be cured. Today while surfing the net, I read this information and saw a few pictures which fully meet my condition. I shall soon consult a doctor, and go for surgery if advised.

Comment from: Uphill, 35-44 Female (Patient) Published: July 26

It would help enormously if when you comment you also include which procedure you had for rectal prolapse surgery as there are different options and the type of prolapse that you had, thank you.


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