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uterine prolapse

A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not usually: Uterine prolapse usually progresses slowly, essentially starting after having a vaginal delivery and progressing more quickly after menopause. Most w ... Read More
Dr. Scott Beard
24 years experience Urogynecology
Pressure: Not sharp pain unless it happened suddenly with heavy lifting or straining, more pressure as up on feet.
Dr. John Kirk
Dr. John Kirk answered
26 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Sometimes: It is not always painful when the uterus falls down or out. In fact, it is not usually painful. It can be though when it is accompanied by the bowel ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marilynn Frederiksen
46 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Uterine prolapse: Uterine prolapse is treated by either surgically removing the uterus or by means of a vaginal pessary.
Dr. Scott Beard
24 years experience Urogynecology
Surgery: Or pessary. Observation not very effective.
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Dr. Kevin O'neil
27 years experience Urogynecology
Depends on Symptoms: If you are not bothered by it; then no treatment is necessary. It doesn't necessarily get worse. If it is bothersome, then non-surgical options such ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Beard
24 years experience Urogynecology
Possible: With chronic constipation and straining but very unlikely.
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Dr. Caren Reaves
23 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Possible but not probable. A lot depends on whether you've have babies or other risk factors. If you feel something protruding to the vaginal opening ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Beard
24 years experience Urogynecology
Hangs: Causes pressure, gets worse overtime often.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Doucette
38 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Several: Typically, women present with pelvic and/or vaginal pressure. In advanced cases there will be the uterine cervix protruding from the vaginal opening o ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Beard
24 years experience Urogynecology
Straining: Genetics, smoking, poor support tissue, multiple pregnancies.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes, it's possible: Although uterine prolapse is more common in patients who have delivered multiple children vaginally, it can occur in virgins who perform a lot of "str ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Doubtful: Genital prolapse is not a life and death condition. It can affect quality of life - but it is unlike that genital prolapse could prove fatal. The ri ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. PAUL EUN
Dr. PAUL EUN answered
37 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Kegel: Kegel exercises may help prevent theprogression of early stage of uterine prolapse. This exercise involves contracting and relaxing the muscles that ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Flax
45 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
You can feel it: If your uterus is falling out(prolapse, you can typically feel a hard substance like the end of your nose, low down in your vagina or almost falling o ... Read More
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