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What is Rectocele?

A rectocele is a bulge on the front wall of the rectum into the vagina. The cause of this problem is the weakening of the wall that separates the rectum form the vagina caused by birth trauma or frequent straining with bowel movements. Rectoceles happen very frequently but rarely need surgical repair. Some organs like the sigmoid colon, small intestine, uterus and the bladder may descend inside the pelvis …