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What is a prolapsed uterus?

What is a prolapsed uterus?

A prolapsed uterus: Is a uterus that has slipped out of place, sometimes protruding down through the vagina. ...Read more

Prolapsed Uterus (Definition)

A condition that occurs when pelvic floor muscles and ligaments stretch and weaken, providing inadequate support for the uterus. The uterus then slips down into or protrudes ...Read more


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What happens if a prolapsed uterus is left untreated?

What happens if a prolapsed uterus is left untreated?

What did your gyn: Say? It depends on how bad the prolapse is, if not that bad may not cause many problems, if bad can cause problems urinating or with bowel movements, can cause pain, and if it is so bad it is prolapsing out of the vagina it could get ulcerated or infected please discuss with your gyn. ...Read more

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Can a prolapsed uterus cause death if left untreated?

Can a prolapsed uterus cause death if left untreated?

Hopefully not: If it bleeding or gets infected or causes total procedentia then it need to be removed if you re being followed by a gyn, it should never get to a critical point. ...Read more

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I'm 39 I have 2 child & don't want anymore. I have a prolapsed uterus. What are my options?

I'm 39 I have 2 child & don't want anymore. I have a prolapsed uterus. What are my options?

Several: Tubal ligation, hysterectomy, uterine suspenjsion, contraception. Depending on your wishes, vaginal hysterectomy is most likely choice depending on degree of prolapse. ...Read more

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What are the treatments for a prolapsed uterus?

What are the treatments for a prolapsed uterus?

Depends: If the person is sexually active it s usually hysterectomy with reconstruction of the pelvis by an uro/gyn specialist. If the person is not sexually active usually a simple procedure called colpocleisis. The uterus is retained and the vagina is closed this reducing the prolapse completely. ...Read more

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Women with one ovary there is a risk for prolapsed uterus?

Women with one ovary there is a risk for prolapsed uterus?

Not likely..: The ovaries are quite small and surgical removal/missing one should not affect the positions of other internal organs, thus not likely to predispose the woman to prolapsed-uterus. If you have trouble down there, please consult doc for an eval. Good luck. ...Read more

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What is the procedure for surgical fixation of a prolapsed uterus?

What is the procedure for surgical fixation of a prolapsed uterus?

Depends: The risk/benefit analysis will take into consideration the degree of prolapse and the future need/use of the uterus. Removal with hysterectomy is one of several options available. Okay to take friend/family with you to gyn surgery consult to help ask questions and understand your options. Be well. ...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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I have dry cough all the time which make prolapsed uterus what I can do now?

I have dry cough all the time which make prolapsed uterus what I can do now?

Need diagnosis...: Before a cough can be treated, the cause of the cough needs to be diagnosed. Possible causes of a chronic cough include bronchospasm from any cause, post-nasal drip, gerd or a combination of factors. Each of these has an entirely different treatment so see your doctor in order to diagnose and treat your cough. ...Read more

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Is it actually true that doing kegel exercises will help my prolapsed uterus?

Is it actually true that doing kegel exercises will help my prolapsed uterus?

Yes: Doing kegel exercises, squeezing the "pelvic floor muscles" can help increase tone and decrease the uncomfortable sensation of prolapse. ...Read more

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What non-surgical options are there for prolapsed uterus, and is there a risk leaving it untreated? Severe prolapse

What non-surgical options are there for prolapsed uterus, and is there a risk leaving it untreated? Severe prolapse

There : There is minimal to no risk leaving uterine prolapse untreated. Your treatment decisions should largely be based upon your degree of symptoms or bother. The main risk with leaving it untreated is that it could worsen over time. This could also lead to symptoms related to bladder or bowel function such as urinary incontinence or difficulty emptying your bladder or bowel. Typically, patients chose to treat it surgically when it is bothersome enough to warrant surgical intervention and risk.
There are several non-surgical options. The main one is a pessary which is a device worn in the vagina to support the uterus. You can have this fitted by a gynecologist. Properly fitted and placed you will not even know that it is there but your symptoms of pelvic pressure caused by the prolapse should be resolved. Depending upon the size of the prolapse, not every woman can successfully use a pessary.
If your prolapse is small and symptoms are minor then the main non-surgical treatment is strengthening your muscles by doing kegels and avoiding heavy lifting and straining such as constipation. ...Read more

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Can a prolapsed uterus cause miscarriage?

Can a prolapsed uterus cause miscarriage?

Possibly...: Uterine prolapse during pregnancy is very uncommon however it can cause a variety of urinary tract symptoms and in severe cases without proper management can put both the mother and the baby at risk. With proper management, successful pregnancies are often very possible. It's important to discuss your concerns and plans for management with your OB as early in the pregnancy as possible. ...Read more

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Can pelvic floor exercises help a prolapsed uterus?

Can pelvic floor exercises help a prolapsed uterus?

Yes: Doing kegel exercises, squeezing the "pelvic floor muscles" can help increase tone and decrease the uncomfortable sensation of prolapse. ...Read more

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Can you have a safe pregnancy with a prolapsed uterus?

Defer to Obstetricia: Can't answer this properly as I have not been involved with obstetrics directly for the past 20 years. There may be many new modalities and treatments I am not aware of. It would be best to refer this question to an obstetrician. ...Read more

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Can u "over do it" with sex? Is there a non-surgical answer besides a pessary for prolapsed uterus?

Can u "over do it" with sex? Is there a non-surgical answer besides a pessary for prolapsed uterus?

Not really. Yes.: You can't really "over do it" with sex. There are other options for prolapse in some cases. If the prolapse is mild then you could try pelvic muscle rehab with biofeedback and electrical stimulation. If your prolapse is more advanced than surgery or pessary are your best options. You could choose to do nothing depending on severity of symptoms. ...Read more

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Is it true that Clomid (clomiphene) decreases chance of conception at age 40? Also, I have a severe prolapsed uterus is, can that decrease chance of conception?

Is it true that Clomid (clomiphene) decreases chance of conception at age 40? Also, I have a severe prolapsed uterus is, can that decrease chance of conception?

Clomid (clomiphene) and others: Clomid (clomiphene) does not decrease chance of conception at any age: it is an ovulation induction drug, so improves — somewhat — chance of conceiving at any age. Prolapse is not strictly a fertility factor, tho with severe prolapse, intercourse can be difficult or painful. At age 40 roughly 50% of women cans till conceive, hope this helps. ...Read more

Uterus (Definition)

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