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Can a prolapsed bladder or uterus cause bleeding after intercourse?

Can a prolapsed bladder or uterus cause bleeding after intercourse?

Possibly: Bleeding after intercourse is caused by many different possible reasons. A prolapsed bladder or uterus can expose the vaginal tissue (skin) to the elements and dry it out leading to cracking and thinning which could cause bleeding. More commonly would be infections or polyps (finger-like growths) around the cervix or even cervical cancer. Have it checked out to be sure. ...Read more

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Bladder (Definition)

The bladder is a muscular organ in the pelvis that accepts urine from the kidneys, stores the urine at low pressure, & expels the urine during voluntary voiding. Though seemingly a simple reservoir, the bladder is a complex organ intricately connected with the brain and spinal cord with sensory, motor, and autonomic circuits. The muscular layer that contracts during voids ...Read more


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I am facing my 2nd surgery for uterine/bladder prolapse. Is there a greater risk for incontinence this time? And can this happen over and over?

I am facing my 2nd surgery for uterine/bladder prolapse.   Is there a greater risk for incontinence this time?  And can this happen over and over?

Depends: Surgical skill is important, but your underlining condition is a problem. Did you go for 2 nd opinion. What is the success rate of this surgeon with other patients? ...Read more

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The doctor says I have dropped bladder and prolapsed uterus. What is the most effective surgery?

The doctor says I have dropped bladder and prolapsed uterus. What is the most effective surgery?

Many options: There are many options. Many consider sacrocolpopexy the gold standard with failure rates below 10%. Many surgeons have reported excellent results with vaginal approaches. Both using non absorbable mesh. Still other surgeons report good results with traditional repairs, native tissue, despite literature suggesting high failure rates, 40 to 50%. ...Read more

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Could bladder prolapse cause recurrent urinary tract infection?

Could bladder prolapse cause recurrent urinary tract infection?

Sometimes: If the bladder prolapse is making it difficult to empty your bladder then that can lead to urinary tract infections. A visit to your doctor to check how much urine is in your bladder after you void is a quick test to see if that is the cause of your infections. ...Read more

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Dr. Ruled out bladder prolapse and infection, what else would cause one to have frequent urge to pee?

Dr. Ruled out bladder prolapse and infection, what else would cause one to have frequent urge to pee?

Overactive Bladder: Urinary frequency and urgency can be caused by intravesical pathology (things within the bladder), or extravesical pathology (things outside of the bladder). Intravesical causes: inflammation (with or without infection)- acute or chronic cystitis, interstitial cystitis, bladder stones, tumors/neoplasm, metaplasia, and dyplasia. Extravesical causes: ureteral stones, stroke, spinal injury, ms etc... ...Read more

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Can flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) cause bladder prolapse to worsen?

Can flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) cause bladder prolapse to worsen?

Unlikely. : Flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) (cyclobenzaprine) is a muscle relaxant used to treat skeletal muscle conditions such as pain or injury. Although relaxation of the pelvic floor muscles could theoretically lead to worsening bladder prolapse, this effect has not been reported. Generally it is thought that defects with the connective tissue of the pelvic floor is the greater contributor. ...Read more

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Bladder, uterine, and bowel prolapse together, how to tell the cause ?

Bladder, uterine, and bowel prolapse together, how to tell the cause ?

Ligament non support: The most common reasons for all to prolapse together is injury during childbirth, heavy lifting of objects, and a loss of the supporting ligaments and tissues of the pelvis. ...Read more

Dr. Alan Patterson
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Bleeding (Definition)

Bleeding is a term describing the loss of blood. It can occur inside the body due to damage to blood vessels or organs or outside the body during menstruation or when there is a ...Read more


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Prolapsed Bladder (Definition)

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