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I Want To Prolapse
Thorough evaluation: Assuming you are referring to a herniated disc, start with your primary care physician to begin work up, order appropriate studies, and decide if you need a referral to a spine specialist (ortho or neuro spine surgeon). Not every disc herniation needs surgery - usually a last resort. ...Read more
Http://www. Mayoclinic. Org/diseases-conditions/uterine-prolapse/basics/definition/con-20027708
Early prolapse may be asymptomatic or may have stress incontinence. In later states uterus protrudes outside the vagina. Visit the site listed above for more information. If you have concern, it would be prudent to see your gynaecologist. ...Read more
See below: Prolapse literally means "to fall out of place‚" from the latin prolabi meaning "to fall out." in medicine, prolapse is a condition where organs, such as the uterus, fall down or slip out of place. It is used for organs protruding through the vagina or the rectum or for the misalignment of the valves of the heart. A spinal disc herniation is also sometimes called "disc prolapse.". ...Read more
Vaginal or rectal?:
Because you are a man I will assume you mean rectal.
I think that if you "google" images you will find more than you want to see.
You may want to look also at images of hemorrhoids to see the difference. ...Read more
Dental prophylaxis: Mitral valve prolapse (mvp) is a minor variation of the structure of this heart valve. Mvp does not by itself usually cause any symptoms, but sometimes it is part of a syndrome that includes other symptoms, such as palpitations and back pain. People with mvp have increased chance of infection on the valve (endocarditis), and should take antibiotics before dental procedures (ask your doctor!). ...Read more
Lifted bag of leaves and felt pain down there. Had some prolapse after hyst, what could be wrong now?
There is so much info about complications from mesh for prolapse. Do tissue slings present same possible problems?
Not exactly: Most of the news about mesh right now applies to large surgeries for pelvic organ prolapse. In these surgeries large pieces of mesh are used to fix large defects. For a urethral sling a very small piece of urethral mesh is typically placed in a very limited area. Mesh erosions for urethral slings are rare and not usually complicated to repair. ...Read more
Inside out lining: The lining of lower rectum can become lax overtime and be forced out during a bm. If it goes back in, it is what's called a grade ii prolapse. If it needs to be pushed back in, it is grade iii. If you are having prolapse with each bm, you need to see a surgeon before it gets worse. ...Read more
Mitral prolapse is: A condition where the two leaflets of the mitral valve tend to be elongated and billow upward into the left atrium when the heart contracts. The billowing can go on to true prolapse of one or both leaflets, which is when the leaflets allow the blood to leak backward into the atrium. This is mitral regurgitation. Prolapse does not always leak and not all leaky valve started with prolapse. ...Read more
Rectal prolapse can be internal and not visible or external and visible. If external, it is usually obvious. You can see and feel a round lump of tissue the size of a base ball that you can push back in at the anus.
Internal is seen on dynamic MRI or video defecography. Surgery is almost always indicated, but see you colorectal surgeon to discuss option. ...Read more
Falling out: Prolapse of the rectum is basically when the tissue that lines the rectum falls down and out the anus. Almost like a sleeve that turns inside out and falls down. Sometimes due to straining as with chronic constipation, othertimes due to collagen problems. Many reasons that this can happen, though it is rare. ...Read more
See below: Spine surgeons perform these operations. They are typically either orthopedic surgeons or neurosurgeons and often they have done extra training in various spine operations. Sometimes they work together in teams. ...Read more
Straing or rectal ma: Rectal prolapse is not common in men but when it occurs, it is usually from chronic diarrhea and straining at the stool. Rectal prolapse should usually be repaired by an experienced surgeon as there are several different techniques which can be applied depending on patient factors such as age, debility, assessment of anal sphincter tone and squeeze, etc. Colonoscopy is necessary. ...Read more
See below: The purpose of this operation called a discectomy is to remove the fragment of disc that is pressing on the nerve. Often it can be a minimally invasive surgery but sometimes, the entire disc is removed, a disc spacer is then placed between the vertebral bones and a fusion is performed with bone graft and often with metal hardware to hold things in place until the bone fuses. ...Read more
Anal mass: Rectal prolapse is the passage of a part of the rectum out through the anus. The patient usually becomes aware of something hanging out when it is time to wipe. Early on it may "reduce", or go back in, on it's own but as it enlarges it may need to be pushed back. Initially will only come out with bowel movements but later will come out with coughing etc. Usually will need surgery. ...Read more