When is surgery necessary for rectal prolapse?

Answer On One Hand: Surgery Is Not Always RequiredSurgery is not always required for rectal prolapse. In minor cases, when the rectum lining has only partially collapsed or protruded very slightly through... Read More »

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Should a person with rectal prolapse become pregnant?

On One Hand: Rectal Prolapse Can Be Worsened By PregnancyRectal prolapse, a condition in which some or all of the wall of the rectum slides out of place, can be caused by the strain of childbirth o... Read More »

Why is there such a difference between oral and rectal temperature in my son...orally he is almost always normal or low grade then rectal it is 101-102 degrees?

Rectal is more accurate because it takes the core body temperature.

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What causes mitral valve prolapse?

In some people with mitral valve prolapse, the mitral valve's flaps (leaflets) have extra tissue, bulging (prolapsing) like a parachute into their left atrium each time the heart contracts. The bul... Read More »