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Doctor insights on: Handling Uterine Prolapse Condition

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Uterus (Definition)

The uterus is a muscular organ in a woman's pelvis where the the fertilized egg attaches ...Read more


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How come mitral valve prolapse is associated with autonomic dysfunction?

How come mitral valve prolapse is associated with autonomic dysfunction?

Conjecture: Mitral valve prolapse w. Autonomic nervous system driven functions, e.g., shortness breath ; tachycardia. Young girls more commonly afflicted. Imo, these floppy valve persons often have joint hypermobility syndrome w. Inherited connective tissue laxity. Contiguous loose joints (pelvic sij ; sternoclavicular) impinge presacral ; stellate ganglia causing autonomic dysregulation; fibromyalgia also. ...Read more

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Is mitral valve prolapse a contagious condition?

Is mitral valve prolapse a contagious condition?

No: No, the tendency for it is present at birth, so it may have a genetic or womb cause. There is even a correlation with certain finger print patterns. Finger prints form in the fetus before birth. There is nothing contagious about it. ...Read more

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Is having mitral valve prolapse with palpations dangerous?

Is  having mitral valve prolapse with palpations dangerous?

No: Mitral valve prolapse is only dangerous if it progresses to more severe mitral regurgitation. At least 10% of the population has some degree of mvp, and only a small percent progress. This should be followed with periodic cardiac echo. If severe mitral regurgitation does develop, mitral valve repair can be performed with very low risk. ...Read more

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Is uterine prolapse painful?

Is uterine prolapse painful?

Sometimes: It is not always painful when the uterus falls down or out. In fact, it is not usually painful. It can be though when it is accompanied by the bowels in a herniation of sorts called an enterocele. Also, it can become raw and infected as it dries and remains exposed to the elements, thus causing pain. If it pinches the urethra shut it can cause significant pain and problems. ...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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Is myoma uteri always related with hormonal conditions ?

Is myoma uteri always related with hormonal conditions ?

Genetic: There is a genetic predisposition for women to get fibroids (aka: myomas). However, they do increase in size over the span of your reproductive life from estrogen. ...Read more

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Can mild bladder or vaginal prolapse be corrected with kegals?

Can mild bladder or vaginal prolapse be corrected with kegals?

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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Can mitral valve prolaypse be considered heart disease?

Can mitral valve prolaypse be considered heart disease?

?severity: Mvp is a spectrum. Mild mvp is considered a variant of normal and not a disease. Severe mvp can lead to serious complications. ...Read more

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Can mvp or mitral valve prolapse cause death?

Can mvp or mitral valve prolapse cause death?

Rarely: It is exceptionally rare but has been reported. (i've been in practice as a cardiologist for >35 years and have never seen a single case). ...Read more

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My colonoscopy identified a "prominent IC Valve" with underlying lipomatous tissue. What is an IC Valve?

My colonoscopy identified a "prominent IC Valve" with underlying lipomatous tissue.  What is an IC Valve?

Ileocecal valve: ileocecal valve is the "gate" or sphincter between small and large intestines. ask your physician whether anything needs to be followed up for the enlargement ...Read more

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Can mitral valve prolapse be a cause of svt?

Not likely: Mvp typically doesn't cause too many problems in an otherwise healthy person. If there is an underlying heart problem or other disease process at work, then all bets are off. While it may be associated with it, the mvp isn't likely to be the direct cause. ...Read more

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Does this increase my risk for sudden cardiac death? Is this mitral valve prolapse?, will it get worse with time? Anterior mitral valve leaflet moderately thickened but no stenosis or prolapse.

Does this increase my risk for sudden cardiac death? Is this mitral valve prolapse?, will it get worse with time? Anterior mitral valve leaflet moderately thickened but no stenosis or prolapse.

Dysautonomia - MVP : Dysautonomia is associated with mitral valve prolapse syndrome - neither are usually life threatening but both cause patients anxiety about their symptoms. Read dr. Richard hoffman's book on mvp on amazon.Com. Increase fluid intake, try magnesium supplements. Risk of sudden death is less than chance of winning the powerball lottery. ...Read more

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