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Does the vaginal move somewhere if you have vaginal prolapse?

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

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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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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: Yes; there are many causes of vaginal prolapse, not all of which require childbirth or sexual activity. Vaginal prolapse is a type of hernia; so if you do things like heavy lifting (>40lbs) regularly, or have significant constipation, the support of the vaginal structures can be affected. ...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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