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Incontinence & Overactive Bladder Health Center

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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.

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 place.

    WebMD Medical Reference from Healthwise

    Last Updated: March 12, 2014
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