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  1. 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.

  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. 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 ...

  4. 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

  5. Pelvic Organ Prolapse - Topic Overview

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

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. 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

  9. Pelvic Organ Prolapse - Health Tools

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

  10. Pelvic Organ Prolapse - Prevention

    Learn about pelvic organ prolapse, prevention, and controlling progression.

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