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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