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Dr. Michael Hulse
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Cystocele (Overview)

Cystocele is an outpouching of the bladder into the vagina, due to a weakness in the tissue wall separating the bladder and vagina.


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What is the definition or description of: cystocele repair?

What is the definition or description of: cystocele repair?

Hernia repair: A cytocele is a hernia of the pelvic floor in women. Correction of the hernia involves placing the bladder above the area of the hernia and then repairing the hernia so the bladder does not fall back through again. That can be done by using your own tissue, or using grafts. ...Read more

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Dr. Michael Hulse
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Cystocele (Overview)

Cystocele is an outpouching of the bladder into the vagina, due to a weakness in the tissue wall separating the bladder and vagina.


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What kind of condition is a cystocele?

Prolapsed bladder: Sometimes acalled a prolapsed or "fallen" bladder and is a cyst-like swelling on front wall of vagina, due to poor pelvis muscle support. Caused by difficult vaginal birth deliveries or prolonged straining or coughing. Mild to moderate cystocele may be controlled by kegel exercises + Estrogens in post-menopausal women. Pessaries (temporary) or surgery ?Required for more severe or symptomatic cases. ...Read more

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What are symptoms that would make you think of a cystocele?

What are symptoms that would make you think of a cystocele?

Seeing a bulge: at the entrance of the vagina. need for frequent urination. feeling of needing to urinate when not much is in the bladder. difficulty emptying the bladder none of these are 100% proof of a cystocele. you need to see a gynecologist or urogynecologist for further evaluation. hope this helps Dr. Morse ...Read more

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What are the major presenting symptoms of cystocele?

What are the major presenting symptoms of cystocele?

It varies.: Many times a cystocele is asymptomatic. When there are symptoms the most common are a mass bulging into or through the vaginal opening, pelvic pressure or discomfort, and a variety of bladder symptoms. ...Read more

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Cystocele, prolapsed uterus, relaxation. What are the signs?

Cystocele, prolapsed uterus, relaxation. What are the signs?

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

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How do you diagnosis a cystocele?

Exam: A cystocele is a weakening of the supporting tissue between a woman's vagina and bladder. I will cause a bulge in the superior aspect of the vagina .During the exam you may be asked to cough or bear down to further evaluate the extent of the problem. ...Read more

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How are you diagnosed with a cystocele?

How are you diagnosed with a cystocele?

Visually: If during a female exam the dr asks you to "bear down-as if having a bowel movement" we are looking for any weakness in the "pelvic floor"which is the area from the bottom of your pubic hair to your tail-bone.A bulge here suggests to us where the weakness is. ...Read more

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Went to doctor for cystocele and I have painfulperiods, can't poop could my uterus be prolapsing also what kind of test needs to be done to determine?

Complete pelvic eval: Most likely cause; rectocele more than cystocele. Pelvic evaluation for endometriosis is important. And a fibroid uterus should be ruled out. A pelvic sonogram would be helpful. In summary; a thorough history and physical, with emphasis on the pelvic will serve you well. ...Read more

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I had bilat fem and ing hernias from a heavy lifting injury, with chronic UTI s/s since, urin tests (-). Could i also have suffered a cystocele?

I had bilat fem and ing hernias from a heavy lifting injury, with chronic UTI s/s since, urin tests (-). Could i also have suffered a cystocele?

Maybe: Cystocele is "dropped" bladder and can be diagnosed by your gynecologist. You can see and feel a cystocele when you are bearing down or push. Cystocele can cause uti's and can be corrected with pessary or vaginal surgery. ...Read more

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How would I know if I have cystocele?

Exam: A cystocele occurs when there is a weakness of the support tissue between the bladder and vagina. Some patients don't ever know this is happening until they have an exam. Others will feel pressure and actually see or feel something hanging out of vagina. A good resource is: www.voicesforpfd.org ...Read more

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