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.
WebMD explains the causes and treatments for bowel incontinence.
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.
Prolapsed Bladder Basics
Prolapsed bladder is a common condition in women often caused by childbirth and menopause. Learn more.
What Is a Pelvic Organ Prolapse?
What happens in pelvic organ prolapse? What causes it?
New Relief for Stress Incontinence
Women who suffer from stress urinary incontinence may benefit from a simple new device.
Incontinence: A Woman's Little Secret
If you think urinary incontinence only affects older women, think again. Bladder control issues affect younger, active women, too -- are you one of them?
Sex, Exercise, and Stress Incontinence
Workouts and romance may both trigger accidental incontinence but stress incontinence treatments can bring relief.
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.