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.
Uterine Prolapse: Stages, Causes, Symptoms, Treatment, and Surgery
Learn more from WebMD about the causes and treatments of a prolapsed uterus, a condition in which the pelvic ligaments, muscles and tissues that support the uterus weaken.
An Overview of Stress Incontinence
Learn more from WebMD about stress incontinence, the involuntary leakage of urine, including causes and treatments.
An Overview of Urge Incontinence
Learn more about urge incontinence from the experts at WebMD.
What Is Pelvic Organ Prolapse?
WebMD explains pelvic organ prolapse, a condition in which pelvic muscles can no longer adequately support organs in the pelvic area.
3 Common Conditions Women Don't Talk About: Incontinence, Lack of Sexual Desire, and Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Shame or embarrassment my keep women from seeking help for these three common, but treatable, problems.
Sex, Exercise, and Stress Incontinence
Workouts and romance may both trigger accidental incontinence but stress incontinence treatments can bring relief.
At Work With Incontinence
Incontinence can unsettle your work day. Try these tips to get through long meetings and business lunches.
New Treatments for OAB
People who seek treatment for overactive bladder usually find relief. Researchers are studying how to improve current options as well as looking for new ways to deal with OAB.