Rectal bleeding is the presence of bright red blood on the tissue paper, or in the toilet. This may happen after a bowel movement. Gastrointestinal bleeding is bleeding from the upper part of the digestive system. You may notice the presence of black, tarry or maroon stools when you have a bowel movement. Upper GI bleeding may also be vomited. You should notify your health care provider immediately if you have painful bowel movements or bleeding in your stool.
Rectal Descent / Prolapse | Diseases of the Rectum | MUSC DDC
The condition tends to be progressive. At first the rectum may go back in place on its own, but eventually it may need to be repositioned manually. Surgery is necessary to repair the prolapse. Many things can cause rectal prolapse. Rectal prolapse is much more common in women than men.
A program of bowel retraining, Kegel exercises , or biofeedback therapy may be used by people to help improve their bowel movements. The bowel program includes several steps to help you have regular bowel movements. Most people are able to have regular bowel movements within a few weeks.