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Can a cystocele and rectocele repair help to tighten vagina?

Can a cystocele and rectocele repair help to  tighten vagina?

Yes: Any time one performs a cystocele and rectocele repair, there is some tightening of the vagina. These repairs can be modified in ways that can tighten the vagina even more based on your wishes. Find an experienced surgeon, Urogynecologist is probably best, and discuss. ...Read more

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Dr. Robert Harris
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Prolapsed Bladder (Definition)

An outpouching of the bladder into the vagina, due to a weakness in the tissue wall separating ...Read more


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Can a cystocele and rectocele repair help tighten up vagina?

Can a cystocele and rectocele repair help tighten up vagina?

Yes: If you explain that is part of your goal, usually the gyn will avoid this though so as not to cause problems with painful intercourse. Instead they will build up the support at the opening which in effect narrows the opening, making things more snug. See a gyn with a lot of reconstructive experience though like a urogynecologist. ...Read more

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Please tell me, could a cystocele and rectocele repair help tighten vagina?

Please tell me, could a cystocele and rectocele repair help tighten vagina?

Yes: Cystocele and rectoceles are essentially hernias in the wall of the vagina. All of the repairs currently recommended with strengthen and tighten the vagina. ...Read more

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If I have urinary incontinence -- ob/gyn, urologist or urogynecologist?

If I have urinary incontinence -- ob/gyn, urologist or urogynecologist?

Experience and focus: Are most important. A urogynecologist has 3 years of additional formal training and his/her practice focuses on women's bladder problems. ...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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Incontinence and cystoscopy- humiliated but need help?

Incontinence and cystoscopy- humiliated but need help?

Get help: See your local urogyn doc google augs from there u will find a doc who can fix ur problem. ...Read more

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Can gyne make a cystocele diagnosis by ultrasound or pelvic?

Can gyne make a cystocele diagnosis by ultrasound or pelvic?

Either.: The most common way to diagnosis cystocele is by performing simple pelvic exam. Typically the rectum is held in place with an instrument as the patient pushes down as if trying to have a bowel movement. The amount which the bladder bulges toward the opening of the vagina determines the severity of the cystocele. I cystocele can often be seen on an ultrasound exam. ...Read more

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Do you need surgery for incitional hernias?

Do you need surgery for incitional hernias?

Incisional hernia: Incisional hernia requires surgery if they can't be reduced(pushed in) easily, are enlarging, painful or tender. I feel a general surgeon is best to advise and follow the patient, however. ...Read more

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Compare rectocele and rectal prolapse?

Compare rectocele and rectal prolapse?

Vaginal vs. Anal: A rectocele is bulging of the rectum towards the vagina (thus creating a "bulge" in the vagina, and possibly difficulties having a bowel movement). It is due to a weakening of the connective tissue between the rectum and vagina. Rectal prolapse is a condition in which the rectum loses its normal attachments inside the body, allowing it to telescope out through the anus, thereby turning it “inside out”. ...Read more

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What to do if I have rectocele/cystocele repair && tvt?

What to do if I have rectocele/cystocele repair && tvt?

Not sure of your: question. have you had these operations or are you considering it? You can request a consult with me on Health Tap Concierge if you would like to have a more in-depth conversation ...Read more

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Grade 2 cystocele and rectocele grade 1-2 uterine prolapse. No sensation of heaviness etc would you repair while doing sling for stress incontenence?

Grade 2 cystocele and rectocele grade 1-2 uterine prolapse. No sensation of heaviness etc would you repair while doing sling for stress incontenence?

Probable not: If you are currently asymptomatic, i would probably not recommend repairing the cystocele or rectocele providing they are not causing any issues. That said, a number of factors go into determining whether to have surgery or not. I would suggest you discuss your options with your physician and follow their recommendation. ...Read more

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Do I need prolapse surgery for a grade 3?

Do I need prolapse surgery for a grade 3?

What is prolapsing?: Dear QRich, you forgot to tell us what is prolapsing: the bladder, the uterus, the rectum? Please give your your age, sex and the part is prolapsing to give you a more accurate answer. Good luck! ...Read more

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How to decide the urgency for booking hysterectomy, bladder and bowel repair?

How to decide the urgency for booking hysterectomy, bladder and bowel repair?

totally depends: On your symptoms and what condition everything is in, your doc should be giving you strong guidance for that please call the gyn , or gen surgeon or whomever suggested the surgery. ...Read more

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Is surgery necessary for rectal prolapse?

Up to patient: True rectal prolapse which means the rectum literally falls out of the body is rarely dangerous but causes significant symptoms. If the rectum gets caught outside it can begin to die and require emergency surgery but this is unusual. On the other hand the only way to correct or get rid of the prolapse is surgery, and there are MANY procedures that are available. Must consult Colorectal Surgeon ...Read more

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Can you explain a sacrocolpopexy for prolapse?

Can you explain a sacrocolpopexy for prolapse?

Support surgery: Sacrocolpopexy is a surgery that supports the vagina using mesh. The mesh is connected to the sacrum, which is the back part of the pelvis and the lowest portion of the spinal column. The surgery can be done laparoscopically, usually with robotic assistance. It can also be done through an open incision, such as the one used for a c-section. ...Read more

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