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I am feeling a lump come out when trying to pass a bowel movement. Do I have to go to the ER? I have not had a proper bowel movement since Friday. I had a small bowel movement yesterday. I feel like I still have to go.... do I need t

Doctor's Assistant: How long have you had the lump? Is it hard or soft?

Do I need to go to the ER

Doctor's Assistant: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?

It is hard, this started yesterday morning. Had a great colonoscopy in Feb. No medical hx

Submitted: 4 months ago.Category: Medical
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Doctor: Dr. Scott, Doctor replied 4 months ago
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Doctor: Dr. Scott, Doctor replied 4 months ago

Are you having pain or blood in the stool?

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
No blood. Pain in the rectum bc of the lump. How can I make this stop?
Customer reply replied 4 months ago
no call
Customer reply replied 4 months ago
is there an answer or do I get a refund
Doctor: Dr. Scott, Doctor replied 4 months ago

It sounds like you are having protrusion of the rectum beyond the anus which is called rectal prolapse.

It can be caused by constipation and straining on the toilet.

Treatment is based on reducing or pushing the rectum back into place, a high-fiber diet, and stool softeners to avoid constipation and straining.

Surgery can correct prolapse, restore or improve continence, and improve constipation and impaired evacuation.

There is no harm in going to the ED for help reduce your colon back into place and get hooked up with a colorectal surgeon.

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Doctor: Dr. Scott, Doctor replied 4 months ago

The main concerns are rectal mucosal ulcerations and necrosis of rectal wall from persistent or recurrent prolapse.

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
I’m better thanks
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