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 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.
Prolapsed Uterus Basics
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 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.
On Vacation With Incontinence
Don't let a change of routine upset your overactive bladder. Master the habits and hacks you need to enjoy your journey and your time away from home.
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.
6 Diet Changes to Help You Manage Urinary Incontinence
Adjust your diet, and your urinary incontinence may improve. Find out which foods and drinks to avoid.