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Problems With Pessary
Won't stay in place: A well fitted pessary holds everything in place, doesn't fall out, and doesn't hurt or interfere with bladder and bowel function. It will feel "like normal" when it's in, the same way a tampon or contraceptive diaphragm is imperceptible when it's in properly. Pessaries work for uterine prolapse, cystocele (dropped bladder), rectocele and enterocele. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Vaginal dryness and luck of libido are my problems. Should I use estrogen pessary for dryness or progesterone bioidentical cream for libido or both ?
Wearing pessary ring and urinating every hour or 2 have worn it for 7 yearsis there a problem causing me to go so often?
Pessary vs surgery: Prolapse may interfere with normal urinary function.It can cause urgency, frequency, leaking and an uncomfortable feeling of fullness.Surgical procedures can correct these prolapse problems.An effective, nonsurgical solution is a device called a pessary.You need to discuss your situation with your doctor to see if a surgical option is better in your case. Frequency can have other causes as well. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I used a single dose of the canesten pessary to treat my thrush, which is a recurring problem, and i still have a small itch, should i buy another?
It wouldn't hurt: You might or might not need it, but it would not hurt anything. ...Read more
Can I use Canesten pessary medication for vaginal thrush if I have liver problems due to glandular fever? Thank you
Safe to use : Generally medications like canestan are used cautiously in patients with liver disease, so you asked a good question. However, you should be safe with the topical application of pessary, especially since it's typically a very short course of the anti fungal to treat thrush, ...Read more
Support: A pessary is a nonsurgical treatment to help women with pelvic organ prolapse (fallen baldder, uterus). There are any variations on the device, but all are placed into the vagina and remain there to support the pelvic organs. It is usually placed by a gynecologist or urogynecologist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Here are some...: Pessary has been chiefly placed inside deep vagina for women with uterine drop but not a surgical candidate, and is not a dissoluble device. Since I'm not aware of such a pessary which can be dissolved, please refer this very question to whoever prescribed this what you have for specific detail. Besides, I've seen this Q around for quite a while with no answer so I picked up to address. ...Read more