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    1. 4 Drugs Linked to Urinary Incontinence

      Urinary incontinence may be caused or aggravated by medications you are taking. WebMD tells you which medications are the worst offenders.

    2. Vaginal Pessaries

      A vaginal pessary is a removable device placed into the vagina. It is designed to support areas of pelvic organ prolapse.There are a variety of pessaries available, made of rubber, plastic, or silicone - based material. Among common types of pessaries are the inflatable, the doughnut, and the Gellhorn.Your health professional will fit your pessary to hold the pelvic organs in position without ...

    3. Pelvic Organ Prolapse - Topic Overview

      The American Urological Association (AUA) has developed the following questionnaire to help men determine how bothersome their urinary symptoms are and to check how effective their treatment is. 1 This questionnaire has also been adopted worldwide and is known as the International Prostate Symptom Score (IPSS). It is sometimes seen with a Quality of Life Scale at the end of the questionnaire. ...

    4. Urge Incontinence

      Learn more about urge incontinence from the experts at WebMD.

    5. Diagnosing Overactive Bladder

      There are many ways to diagnose overactive bladder or OAB. Learn more about the various tests from WebMD.

    6. Pelvic Organ Prolapse - Health Tools

      An interactive health tool about whether to have surgery for pelvic organ prolapse.

    7. Pelvic Organ Prolapse - Surgery

      If you have pain and discomfort from pelvic organ prolapse that does not respond to nonsurgical treatment and lifestyle changes, you may want to consider surgery.

    8. Pelvic Organ Prolapse - Other Treatment

      You may be able to relieve symptoms of pelvic organ prolapse by using a pessary. A pessary is a removable device that fits into your vagina and supports the pelvic organs, helping to keep them in place.

    9. Pelvic Organ Prolapse - What Increases Your Risk

      Pelvic organ prolapse is often related to stretching and pressure during pregnancy, labor, and childbirth. It is rare in women who have never had children. Pelvic organ prolapse most often appears during menopause, as pelvic tissues damaged during childbe

    10. Pelvic Organ Prolapse - Exams and Tests

      A prolapse of a pelvic organ is sometimes difficult to diagnose. Pelvic organ prolapse that does not cause symptoms is often discovered during a routine examination. You may be aware that there is a problem but be unsure of the exact location or cause. If

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