Skip to content

Incontinence & Overactive Bladder Health Center

Medical Reference Related to Incontinence & Overactive Bladder

  1. Pelvic Organ Prolapse - Health Tools

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

  2. Repair of Bladder Prolapse (Cystocele) or Urethra Prolapse (Urethrocele)

    Two common forms of pelvic organ prolapse are bladder prolapse (cystocele) and urethral prolapse (urethrocele).

  3. 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.

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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.

  6. Pelvic Organ Prolapse - When To Call a Doctor

    If you have been diagnosed with pelvic organ prolapse, learn symptoms that mean you should call your health profession to schedule an appointment.

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. Pelvic Organ Prolapse - Medications

    While taking or applying the hormone estrogen will not cure an existing pelvic organ prolapse, it is sometimes prescribed for women during menopause to preserve or strengthen the tissues of the pelvis, which may help prevent prolapse.

  10. Pelvic Organ Prolapse - Topic Overview

    Learn more about pelvic organ prolapse that often occurs after childbirth.

Displaying 31 - 40 of 120 Articles << Prev Page 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Next >>

Today on WebMD

Incontinence Women Slideshow
SLIDESHOW
exam room
Slideshow
 
Public restroom door sign
Slideshow
nachos and beer
Article
 
woman holding water
Slideshow
Food That Makes You Gotta Go
Slideshow
 
Male Incontinence Slideshow
Slideshow
sleepless woman
Article
 
Worried in bed
Article
woman standing in front of restroom sign
Slideshow
 
woman reading medicine bottle
Quiz
Woman on riverbank in autumn
Slideshow