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I just found i have rectal diastase, what I need to do,

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Hello,I just found i have rectal diastase, what I need to do, because I think I have long time ago, but now pain very much
JA: How long have you had the pain? What seems to make the pain better or worse?
Customer: I feel pain in my stomach and rectal pain
JA: Is there anything else the Doctor should know before I connect you? Rest assured that they'll be able to help you.
Customer: No
Submitted: 20 days ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Anthony Osula replied 20 days ago.

Thanks for using just answer

I assume you're female, as rectus diastasis is common in females and after pregnancy

Either way, if you've completed your family, then really the treatment is surgery to close the weakness in the muscle wall

Customer: replied 20 days ago.
we're I need to ask about surgery, because I have this pain long time, but the big problems is rectal pain, diastasis make this problems?
Customer: replied 20 days ago.
after surgery how long is the recuperation
Customer: replied 20 days ago.
Expert:  Anthony Osula replied 20 days ago.

Ok, your GP has to refer you to a general surgeon for this problem as you need assessment before any consideration for surgery

For rectal pain, you'll need to be examined by your GP first

Recuperation can be 3 months with no lifting or bending

Customer: replied 20 days ago.
My last baby was 7 years ago, I have this problem all this years,
Expert:  Anthony Osula replied 20 days ago.

Yes, thats why surgery is the main option

Customer: replied 20 days ago.
Thank you,
Expert:  Anthony Osula replied 20 days ago.

You're welcome