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Doctor insights on: How To Prevent Uterine Prolapse

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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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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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What are the symptoms of uterine prolapse?

What are the symptoms of uterine prolapse?

Pressure: Feeling like something. Is falling out. Aching in pelvis and low back especially after standing for awhile. ...Read more

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Can I die from uterine prolapse if I ignore it?

Rarely: Severe prolapse can cause partial urinary retention, or inability to completely empty the bladder. This can silently damage the kidneys, causing renal failure and even death of a kidney. This happens only with neglected severe prolapse, usually in an elderly woman. ...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 is the treatment for uterine prolapse?

What is the treatment for uterine prolapse?

Need urogynecologist: This problem generally involves the uterine wall which becomes weak (for example after multiple vaginal deliveries), and there is a dropping of the uterine wall beyond the vagina ( almost like turning a sleeve inside out). Usually, there are urination abnormalities invvolved--this is in realm of urology. Uterine problem--gynecology. Here, consider rx options from a uro-gynecology consultation. ...Read more

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What are the treatment methods for uterine prolapse?

Prolapse: Prolapse is generally managed surgically. This may be approached vaginally with repairs or abdominally with sacral colpopexy for apical support. In patients who are medically fragile and poor surgical candidates, can be managed with a variety of pessaries. ...Read more