A 45-year-old female asked:
I've had a bladder sling and hysterectomy 8 years ago. now i think i have a vaginal vault prolapse with a rectocelewhat can be done?
2 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Anthony Gingoanswered
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Prolapse: Prolapse can be relieved by the use of a pessary on occasion or by surgical correction. The most common procedure is the sacrospinous fixation. The best thing for you to do is see a Gyn for further evaluation. With vault prolapse it is often best to seek out a Gyn that specializes in surgery or robotics, although most generalists can help. Hope this helps. DrG
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Dr. Robert Harrisanswered
Urogynecology 33 years experience
Treatments available: It's not uncommon for a women to have one type of pelvic floor surgery and then have another similar problem. 20-40% of women who have one surgery for these issues end up with another during a lifetime. See an experienced Urogynecologist for an evaluation.
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Last updated Mar 22, 2020
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