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Why is prolapses of the bladder and urethra common?

Why is prolapses of the bladder and urethra common?

Here are some...: The occurrence of bladder and urethral prolapse attributes to combined inevitably impairing and damaging support of pelvic floor muscles for urethra, vagina, uterus, & bladder from childbirth injury, aging, & its postmenopausal hormonal deficiency. More? Seek & ask your gyn-doc timely while seeking evaluation and counseling. ...Read more

Dr. Gregory Moneta
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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What is a prolapse of the bladder into the urethra known as?

What is a prolapse of the bladder into the urethra known as?

Urologist: Prolapse of the bladder into the vaginal area is called a cystocele. Prolapse of the urethra, which you may be referring to, is called a urethral caruncle. A urologist is best qualified to evaluate these conditions. ...Read more

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Could a young woman with no kids nor pregnancies have a prolapsed bladder?

Could a young woman with no kids nor pregnancies have a prolapsed bladder?

Possible: It is possible, but not overly likely - you should have a thorough exam if you are concerned. If you have not had an exam then i wonder why you are concerned over this - symptoms of urinary bladder prolapse may include recurrent bladder infections, pressure in the pelvic region and even prolapsed tissue into the vaginal opening - it should be checked. ...Read more

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Can I have prolapse if i'm 18 and have never had and surgeries or pregnancies?

Can I have prolapse if i'm 18 and have never had and surgeries or pregnancies?

Very unlikely: That is highly unlikely but you can always schedule a visit for a pelvic exam to make sure all is normal. ...Read more

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Im in my early stages of pregnancy with my 5th child, but i feel like I have prolapsed, do I need to seek help?

Im in my early stages of pregnancy with my 5th child, but i feel like I have prolapsed, do I need to seek help?

Yes: Increased progesterone, early in pregnancy can cause, in very rare cases, uterine prolapse. Combined with 4 deliveries, it certainly could happen. Your uterus will grow out of your pelvis as your pregnancy progresses, and the problem will resolve.Until then you might need a pessary to lift the uterus up so it doesn't get stuck low down as it grows. ...Read more

Urethra (Definition)

The canal through which urine exits the bladder, discharging the urine externally. In men, it is about 20-cm long with a membranous, prostatic, bulbar, and pendulous segments ending at the glans penis; it gives passage to the spermatic fluid as well as urine. In the female, the urethra is about 4 cm long & in close relation with the anterior ...Read more