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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Malinchak
29 years experience in Family Medicine
Bladder support: It's a device inserted into the vagina to help support your bladder to help prevent urinary incontinence (leakage).
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Valentin Drezaliu
19 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
A long time: As long as it does not break down it is still good to use.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience in Urology
Here are some ...: Yes, it may fall out. But it's worthwhile to consult the Gyn-doc if the size used is fit or not. Of course, it has been placed correctly as instructed ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience in Urology
Here are some...: Pessary has been chiefly placed inside deep vagina for women with uterine drop but not a surgical candidate, and is not a dissoluble device. Since I'm ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joe Littlejohn
25 years experience in Urology
Pessary: A pessary is a vaginal insert used in the non-surgical management of pelvic organ prolapse.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
29 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Pain and bleeding: When pessaries cause problems, women generally complain of inability to urinate or bleeding.
A 68-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience in Pediatrics
Sea sponge pessary: Sea sponges are used by women who have a uterine prolapse and seem to be wll tolerated. They are also used by young girls instead of tampons.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lauri Romanzi
36 years experience in Urology
Daily if possible: Some pessaries are "user friendly" and can be removed by the user herself on a daily basis. Others are shaped such that insertion and removal by the w ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Valentin Drezaliu
19 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Incontinence: Pessaries are used for urinary incontinence.There are used even today to a specific class of patient. Postmenopausal, not sexually active, with contra ... Read More
A 72-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience in Family Medicine
YES: Should be regularly removed and cleaned.
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