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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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Is a uterine prolapse possible at 18?

Yes: Possible but not probable. A lot depends on whether you've have babies or other risk factors. If you feel something protruding to the vaginal opening or beyond, please get evaluated by a provider. ...Read more

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What causes a woman to get uterine prolapse?

Straining: Genetics, smoking, poor support tissue, multiple pregnancies. ...Read more

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What causes uterine prolapse and what are the classic symptoms?

A bulge in vagina: Uterine prolapse, or pelvic organ prolapse, is caused by a weakening in the support structures for the uterus and vagina. Most commonly the result of childbirth, the most common symptom is the feeling of a bulge in the vagina. ...Read more

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Would i be able to feel my IUD if I have uterine prolapse?

Would i be able to feel my IUD if I have uterine prolapse?

Yes you might. : Not the iud itself but the strings that come out of the cervix. If your uterus is that low you might want to get things checked out by a gyn or urogynecologist. Take care. ...Read more

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Any over-the-counter help for someone with uterine prolapse?

Any over-the-counter help for someone with uterine prolapse?

Limited choices: 3 options with prolapse: live with it, wear a pessary, or surgical correction. Ways to help symptoms but not reverse condition: kegel exercises, avoid constipation & unnecessary heavy lifting, maintain normal weight. In addition, avoid smoking as it weakens collagen- important for ligament strength. Usually once prolapse pushes through vaginal opening, it starts to worsen at a faster pace. ...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.

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

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What, if any, are the home treatment methods for uterine prolapse?

Kegel's: Doing kegel, or pelvic floor exercises, can help to strengthen the muscles of the pelvic floor and may help with the symptoms of prolapse. However, if the prolapse is severe, other treatments may be necessary. One option is to be fitted by your doctor with a device called a pessary, there are also surgical options to correct the prolapse. ...Read more

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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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