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  1. Pelvic Organ Prolapse - Health Tools

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

  2. Pelvic Organ Prolapse - Home Treatment

    Home treatment can relieve the discomfort of pelvic organ prolapse. It can also help to keep prolapse from getting worse. Do Kegel exercises every day to strengthen the muscles and ligaments of the pelvis: Start by identifying your pelvic muscles, which y

  3. 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.

  4. 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

  5. Pelvic Organ Prolapse - Symptoms

    Although many women who have pelvic organ prolapse do not have symptoms, the most common and bothersome symptom is bulging of the uterus or other organs into the vagina.

  6. 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

  7. Pelvic Organ Prolapse - What Happens

    The pelvic organs are kept in place by the muscles and connective tissues of the pelvis (pelvic diaphragm). The vagina of an adult woman is normally a round - topped, muscular tube that supports other pelvic organs.

  8. Pelvic Organ Prolapse - Treatment Overview

    Many women who have pelvic organ prolapse do not have symptoms and do not require treatment. If your symptoms are bothersome, you may want to consider treatment.

  9. 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.

  10. Pelvic Organ Prolapse - Cause

    Learn what causes pelvic organ prolapse.

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