You may be able to relieve
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.
What to think about
Many women can successfully
control symptoms of pelvic organ prolapse for years using a vaginal pessary.
But if you have a severe prolapse, you may have difficulty keeping a pessary in
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