Pelvic Organ Prolapse Directory
Pelvic organ prolapse refers to the drooping or prolapse of pelvic organs, including the bladder, uterus, vagina, small bowel, and rectum. It occurs when the muscles and tissues supporting the organs weaken, sometimes as a result of aging, pregnancy and childbirth, obesity, and chronic cough. Symptoms can include painful intercourse, lower backache, urinary leaking, a chronic urge to urinate, constipation, and hysterectomy. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about pelvic organ prolapse, including its causes, symptoms, treatment, and much more.
What Are the Medical Treatments for Pelvic Organ Prolapse?
If pelvic organ prolapse is disrupting your life, there are treatments that can help. Find out what surgical and nonsurgical options are available.
What Are the Symptoms of Pelvic Organ Prolapse?
You feel a strange heaviness in your vagina -- almost like something’s falling out. Could this be a sign of pelvic organ prolapse (POP)? Maybe. This article outlines the symptoms of this common condition.
An Overview of Urge Incontinence
Learn more about urge incontinence from the experts at WebMD.
An Overview of Stress Incontinence
Learn more from WebMD about stress incontinence, the involuntary leakage of urine, including causes and treatments.
Preventing Urine Leaking and Loss of Bladder Control
WebMD talks about how to handle a urinary accident at home or in public and how to prevent bladder leaking problems.
8 Ways to Tame Bladder Control Problems
As many as 33 million people may have bladder control problems.
Nighttime Incontinence (OAB): Tips for Restful Sleep
An overactive bladder doesn’t have to interrupt sleep and sex. Tips for controlling urinary incontinence in bed.
Urinary Incontinence in Women: Tips to Help You Manage It
You don't have to just live with urinary incontinence; simple changes like these can help you take control.