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I need 2nd surgery for uterine prolapse. I use oxygen and was told surgery will have to be done with spinal block and awake. Is this true?

I need 2nd surgery for uterine prolapse.  I use oxygen and was told surgery will have to be done with spinal block and awake. Is this true?

Yes.: Many prolapse surgeries can be performed using a spinal block. Whether or not this is required in your case will be determined by an anesthesiologist. Some health conditions pose a higher risk for general anesthesia. You can still be very comfortable using spinal anesthesia and avoid the risks associated with general anesthesia. ...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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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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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 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 a virgin to experience uterine prolapse?

Yes, it's possible: Although uterine prolapse is more common in patients who have delivered multiple children vaginally, it can occur in virgins who perform a lot of "straining" tasks that require an increase in abdominal pressure pushing the uterus downward until the supporting ligaments "relax". Gravity is "the enemy" of such a uterus. ...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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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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What are some exercises to help uterine prolapse?

What are some exercises to help uterine prolapse?

Kegels: Kegel exercises may be helpful. A patient handout on how to do kegelskegel may be found at this link. http://www.drjkm.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/12/kegel.pdf. ...Read more

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