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A 34-year-old female asked:

can a hysterectomy cause a grade 3 cystocele and a grade 3 rectocele? i have 5 kids never had an issue until after. dr says it's from having babies.

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Dr. Addagada Rao
General Surgery 56 years experience
Yes , Possible: Multiple child births will weaken the supporting pelvic diaphragm. Hysterectomy will make it worse. Speak to your doctor again and see if it's possible to fix it. If you are not happy with the answer, get a second opinion. Your doctor may even help you to get one.

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