A uterine prolapse occurs when a woman's pelvic muscles and ligaments
become weak. This causes the uterus to drop from its normal position. This allows
the neck of the uterus (cervix) to bulge down into the vagina.
Primary Medical Reviewer
Sarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine
Specialist Medical Reviewer
Femi Olatunbosun, MB, FRCSC - Obstetrics and Gynecology
October 9, 2012
WebMD Medical Reference from Healthwise
October 09, 2012
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