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 Can I Do to Take Care of My Pelvic Organ Prolapse?
Pelvic organ prolapse can take a toll on your daily life. But there are small things you can do that can make a big difference in how you feel.
How Do I Know If I Have Pelvic Organ Prolapse?
Do you think you may have pelvic organ prolapse? Learn more about the different tests doctors use to diagnose the condition.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.