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Can vaginal fisting cause prolapse?

Can vaginal fisting cause prolapse?

Prolapse/ fisting: It may cause damage to the pelvic floor and that can lead to cytocele, rectocele as well as prolapse. ...Read more

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What causes vaginal prolapse?

What causes vaginal prolapse?

Multifactorial: Multiple factors that can cause prolapse. Most women have one or more: number of pregnancies/ vaginal deliveries, weight of baby at birth, large tears at delivery, family history, smoking, obesity, diabetes, chronic coughing/sneezing/heavy lifting, connective tissue disorders. ...Read more

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I was wondering what are the causes of vaginal prolapse?

I was wondering what are the causes of vaginal prolapse?

Multiple Reasons: Vaginal prolapse is a type of hernia. Factors associated with prolapse are childbirth (especially with tears), obesity, chronic constipation, a history of a hysterectomy, and smoking. Genetics (family) also seems to have a part in causing vaginal prolapse, but how much is not known. These are just a few that have been identified; research continues to find out more reasons. ...Read more

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Is vaginal dryness a symptom of a prolapse? Will a prolapse cause vaginal dryness?

Is vaginal dryness a symptom of a prolapse? Will a prolapse cause vaginal dryness?

No and Yes: No vaginal dryness is not a primary symptom of uterine prolapse as the descent of the uterus most be noted and documented by a M by exam. Yes, second and especially third degree prolapse often is associated as a secondary factor with vaginal dryness as the uterus is almost at the vaginal opening or outside it and air does get into the vagina during physical or strenuous activity. ...Read more

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Docs who have experience with vaginal prolapse, what is the #1 most likely cause?

Docs who have experience with vaginal prolapse, what is the #1 most likely cause?

Not one most likely: There are multiple risk factors associated with vaginal prolapse, however, each patient's individual risk factors are different. Here are the most common (in no particular order): number of pregnancies/ vaginal births, size of births, instrumentation during births, smoking, obesity, family history, chronic coughing/sneezing (or any condition leading to this), diabetes, tissue disorders. ...Read more

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Is occasional bleeding from vaginal prolapse normal? If so, what might be the cause?

Is occasional bleeding from vaginal prolapse normal? If so, what might be the cause?

Maybe: If you do not have a uterus and your prolapse extends outside of your vaginal opening, then it can become irritated and maybe even bleed some. If you have a uterus, there can be other issues that would need to be evaluated such as uterine cancer or pre-cancer, so see a women's health provider to be checked. ...Read more

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I push and get my vaginal dc out sometimes very hard. Can it cause vaginal or uterine prolapse? Answer, really worried. M virgin and handicapped.

Why?: Are you pushing to get vaginal discharge? Chronic pushing may put you at risk for uterine prolapse. I have on occasion seen uterine prolapse even in patients who have never had sex. If you are pushing due to constipation, then this should be corrected. Take care ...Read more

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Rectocele prolapse, what are the symptoms please and what causes this? I've given birth once, could I have this after one vaginal delivery?

Rectal protrusion: A rectal prolapse can be a serious problem. There should be a protrusion from the rectum. Unlike a hemorrhoid, which is usually in one location, a prolapse involves the entire circumference of the rectum. It can happen after a single delivery. Sounds like you need to be evaluated. ...Read more

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I push and get my discharge out sometimes very hard. Can it cause vaginal or uterine prolapse? Plz answer me as im very worried. I'm virgin n handicapped

I push and get my discharge out sometimes very hard. Can it cause vaginal or uterine prolapse? Plz answer me as im very worried. I'm virgin n handicapped

Unclear problem: If by discharge you mean bowel movement, straining at stool will probably not cause vaginal or utering prolapse, especially in virginal tissue. However, you my need to see you doctor and discuss stool softeners ofr an easier passage. ...Read more

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Can weight machine training or certain exercises cause more damage in vaginal prolapse after menopause? Will a Pessary or tampon help during exercise?

Can weight machine training or certain exercises cause more damage in vaginal prolapse after menopause? Will a Pessary or tampon help during exercise?

Weighty problem: Yes, the weight machine will cause you to hold your breath and further push down the vaginal prolapse. A pessary inserted may work or not, but the tampon will get pushed out by the exertion and is of no use whatsoever to stop the descent of the vagina. ...Read more

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How often does vaginal birth cause incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse? How common are these problems after a normal birth?

How often does vaginal birth cause incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse? How common are these problems after a normal birth?

Tissue damage.: As the baby passes through the birth canal it can cause damage to the supportive tissues around the vagina, bladder, urethra and rectum. In time this can lead to mobility in the urethra and leaking urine with certain activities. It can also result in dropping or prolapse of the pelvic organs. Chance of these problems increases with the number of vaginal births and with age. ...Read more

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Can vaginal vault prolapse after a hysterectomy with a cystocele and a rectocele can cause pain and discomfort in abdomen and mid/low back on the left?

Can vaginal vault prolapse after a hysterectomy with a cystocele and a rectocele can cause pain and discomfort in abdomen and mid/low back on the left?

Yes: It's not uncommon to have lower abdominal and back pain and discomfort with vaginal prolapse. This usually worsens as the day progresses and the tissues herniated more into the vagina, much like herniated tissue in other parts of the body cause discomfort at times. See a Urogynecologist for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Symptoms of vaginal prolapse?

Symptoms of vaginal prolapse?

Pelvic pressure: Pelvic pressure, pain, feeling like something is falling out of the vagina, constipation, incomplete emptying of the bladder. ...Read more

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How do you fix vaginal prolapse?

Surgically: Vaginal prolapse that doesn't respond to conservative treatment can be treated surgically. The approach can be through the abdomen, through the vagina, or a combination of both. Repair can be with or without mesh products. The surgery should be tailored to your specific problem (s) depending on your symptoms and examination findings. ...Read more

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How common is vaginal prolapse?

Vaginal prolapse: The incidence of symptomatic pelvic organ prolapse is about 8 %. There is an 11-19% lifetime risk of surgery to correct pelvic organ prolapse. ...Read more

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Could a virgin have vaginal prolapse?

Could a virgin have vaginal prolapse?

Yes: Although vaginal childbirth is a big risk factor for prolapse, there are other risk factors such as chronic straining from constipation, chronic coughing, or heavy work or anything that increases intra-abdominal pressure. There may be genetic predisposition also. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about vaginal prolapse?

Can you tell me about vaginal prolapse?

Yes: Vaginal prolapse is a type of hernia that results in the feeling of a bulge coming out of the vaginal area. It can be associated with childbirth, obesity, smoking, chronic constipation, and chronic heavy lifting. Your doctor can do a pelvic exam to see if you have this, but most often women know they have it when they feel or see a bulge in the vaginal area. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of vaginal prolapse?

What are the symptoms of vaginal prolapse?

Vaginal issues: The most common symptoms are vaginal pressure and bulging tissue at the vaginal opening. These tend to worsen late in the day. Associated symptoms might be urinary incontinence, difficulty emptying the bladder completely, having to insert fingers into the vagina to help with a bowel movement, or complaints from a sexual partner that there seems to be something in the vagina during intercourse. ...Read more

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Vaginal prolapse after my first child. Can it be fixed?

Yes. . . but: Mild prolapse after one child is best corrected by conservative methods such as pelvic floor muscle strengthening with or without physical therapy. Surgery is best reserved for more severe prolapse and is ideally done after your childbearing is completed. ...Read more

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What are some natural ways to reverse a vaginal prolapse?

What are some natural ways to reverse a vaginal prolapse?

Pelvic muscles: Although prolapse might not be reduced by increasing vaginal/pelvic muscle strength, you may be able to limit its progression. The most important time to "squeeze" is before you cough or sneeze as the force will be distributed across the muscles and not directly to your weak spots where things are prolapsing. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: vaginal prolapse?

After hysterectomy?: Vaginal prolapse is a term used describe the condition after hysterectomy where the top of the vagina (where the cervix used to be) is coming out the opening of the vagina. This is corrected surgically. ...Read more

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Does the vaginal move somewhere if you have vaginal prolapse?

Prolapse: The vagina moves lower and occasionally, outside of the external genitalia. Look at it as if a bag is caving on itself. ...Read more