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Conceiving With Prolapse Uterus
What did your gyn: Say? It depends how bad the prolapse is, if not that bad may not cause much problems, if bad can cause problems urinating or with bowel movements, can cause pain, and if it is so bad it is prolapsing out of the vagina it could get ulcerated or infected please discuss with your gyn. ...Read more
Sure: A prolapsed uterus simply means that it has dropped down lower than its standard and normal anatomic position. This does not affect any of the the functions of the uterus. There are many degrees of prolapse - some mild and irrelevant and some profound requiring surgery. The ability to get pregnant is unchanged. ...Read more
I answered the question about third degree prolapse and infertility. Here is the case report of surgical correction of uterine prolapse, resulting in the ability to conceive. Http://www. Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/pmc/articles/PMC3939225/
Normally, uterine prolapse is not a cause of infertility
Here is more info on uterine prolapse:
http://www. Houstonfertilityspecialist. Com/articles/art_uterine_prolapse. ...Read more
Postpatum prolapse: After delivery, all pelvic organs are very lax, large and vascular. One has to wait 6-12 weeks for 'return to normal'.All young people have a good deal of resilience of their tissues and many organs which looked impossible to reduce do regress into their original position-specially with use of kegel's exercises. My advice will be to wait and watch! ...Read more
Not likely..: The ovaries are quite small and surgical removal/missing one should not affect the positions of other internal organs, thus not likely to predispose the woman to prolapsed-uterus. If you have trouble down there, please consult doc for an eval. Good luck. ...Read more
Depends: The risk/benefit analysis will take into consideration the degree of prolapse and the future need/use of the uterus. Removal with hysterectomy is one of several options available. Okay to take friend/family with you to gyn surgery consult to help ask questions and understand your options. Be well. ...Read more
I was told few weeks ago my uterus prolapsed, I am now experiencing excruciating pain (pulling, heaviness) when sitting up or walking.?
I had prolapse surgery and now uterus has fallen again. Is there a reason it wasn't removed? Was not given an answer. I dread a second surgery..
Prolapsed uterus: I'm sorry to hear of your prolapse recurrence. Uterine prolapse is not a problem with the uterus rather the supportive ligaments that are damaged. Removing the uterus alone does not prevent prolapse from recurring rather restoring support to the top of the vagina and uterus. A Urogynecologist can offer options that will best suit you for this problem. ...Read more
Had prolapse surgery 5 yrs ago and now uterus has dropped again. Surgery is more complicated now.......how effective is a pessary and how bothersome?
Effective: Pessaries are effective but do have to be removed for intercourse and for cleaning and tend to cause a discharge and odor if not cared for properly. I have several patients who remove and reinsert them themselves and others who have to come in and have me do it. I would recommend you see a urogynecolgist who specializes in these things and discuss your options. ...Read more
I have a prolapse uterus I was suppose to have a hysterectomy but I don't want to anymore I want to have a baby before I do t because I've been trying?
Prolapsed uterus: As long as the uterus is not prolapsed outside of the vagina, complete your family prior to considering surgery. It might be more difficult to spontaneously conceive as the vagina may not "hold" the sperm deposits as the uterus "pushes down" when you stand up with gravity. ...Read more
It varies.: The most common symptoms are a mass bulging into the vaginal opening, pelvic pressure or discomfort, and difficulty with bowel or bladder function. Many women can feel something bulging through the vaginal opening. To check, place fingers at the vaginal opening while seated on a toilet and bear down as if you are trying to have a bowel movement. ...Read more
Paraguard: It is rare, but A Paraguard can puncture the uterus when inserted, regardless of uterus position. A prolapsed uterus does not make it any more likely than a normal uterus. Once inserted, it will not puncture your uterus if your uterus prolapsed afterwards. ...Read more
Can't improve it: You can't actually do anything to improve prolapse. The good news is that prolapse isn't dangerous. Treatments are for the symptoms you may have: pain, pressure, difficulty with urinating or having a bowel movement. A pessary or physical therapy may help. Surgical options range from hysterectomy to bladder procedures. ...Read more
Prolapse: When there is a weakening or tear in the support structures (ligaments) of the pelvis, the pelvic contents may fall lower in the pelvis or even begin to protrude through the vagina. This is known as prolapse. It can be very minor or very severe (the entire uterus and bladder protrude through the vaginal opening). ...Read more
Limited data: There appears to be limited data in regards to uterine prolapse and fertility. There are case reports of uterine prolapse reportedly causing primary infertility, where the infertility was resolved by surgically fixing the prolapse. But many women are able to pregnant even with a prolapsed uterus. ...Read more
Hopefully not: If it bleeding or gets infected or causes total procedentia then it need to be removed if you re being followed by a gyn, it should never get to a critical point. ...Read more
Prolapsed uterus is caused by weakened pelvic floor muscles. This happens frequently in women who have had many children and the stretching of childbirth weakens the pelvic floor muscles. Pelvic floor exercises can help with mild to moderate prolapse. See this website for more info
http://www. Patient. Co.uk/health/pelvic-floor-exercises ...Read more
Lately it feels like I am wearing a tampon all the time? Could I have prolapse of uterus or something?
Could be: The only way to know for sure would be with an exam by your doctor. ...Read more
Depends: If the person is sexually active it s usually hysterectomy with reconstruction of the pelvis by a uro/gyn specialist. If the person is not sexually active usually a simple procedure called colpocleisis. The uterus is retained and the vagina is closed this reducing the prolapse completely. ...Read more
Big subject: Please re-ask and be more specific about what you would like to know. For an in-depth discussion consider discussing with your medical provider or asking a provider on Healthtap Prime or Concierge. ...Read more
Always an issue with: Recurrent &/or chronic ↑es in intra-abdominal pressure inducing the uterus to descend through the large bony pelvis opening through the pelvic diaphragm muscles which cross the opening, typically larger in women than men. Spina bifida may compromise muscle control/contraction. Study: both "Clinical Anatomy " & "Abnormalities of Pelvic Support" on glowm. Com & other anatomy websites for some basics. ...Read more
If you are a smoker, avoid smoking.
If your prolapse is significant, your obgyn may choose to give you vaginal estrogen to rejuvenate the vaginal lining.
Eat healthy, sleep well
It's a fairly straightforward surgery in the right hands. Best Wishes and speedy recovery. Dr M ...Read more
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