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Is sagging vaginal walls the same as a bladder prolapse?

Is sagging vaginal walls the same as a bladder prolapse?

Prolapse: The problem that causes urinary bladder prolapse is a weakness of the musculature of the pelvic floor usually caused by trauma from vaginal deliveries and in the worst case the bladder protrudes outside of the vagina. Technically the vaginal walls aren't the main problem in bladder prolapse. Urologists and gynecologists can better advise you. ...Read more

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Dr. Robert Harris
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Prolapsed Bladder (Definition)

A condition in which the bladder ...Read more


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Is Monistat 7 vaginal cream stronger and work the best ?

Is Monistat 7 vaginal cream stronger and work the best ?

Maybe: Stronger than what? Thee are many anti-fungals on the market. Stronger ones need a doctors prescription. Monistat is available to treat most yeast infections. ...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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Is postmenopausal bladder prolapse progress slowly? Only using estrace cream for HRT.

Is postmenopausal bladder prolapse progress slowly? Only using estrace cream for HRT.

Bladder prolapse: Although Estrace cream can assist in keeping the epithelium of the vagina distensible, post menopausal bladder prolapse is more function of the lack of bladder ligament support or prior vaginal childbirth trauma. Patient's who have had multiple vaginal deliveries are more likely to see a more rapid bladder prolapse then not. ...Read more

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Cystocele, prolapsed uterus, relaxation. What are the signs?

Cystocele, prolapsed uterus, relaxation. What are the signs?

It varies.: The most common symptoms are a mass bulging into the vaginal opening, pelvic pressure or discomfort, and difficulty with bowel or bladder function. Many women can feel something bulging through the vaginal opening. To check, place fingers at the vaginal opening while seated on a toilet and bear down as if you are trying to have a bowel movement. ...Read more

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What is the best surgical correction for pelvic organ prolapse?

What is the best surgical correction for pelvic organ prolapse?

Patient specific: The best surgical treatment is one that is tailored to your specific findings and complaints. One surgery does not fit all patients. There is controversy about newer mesh surgery versus older methods. There is more and more robotic prolapse surgery. The best surgery is one done to your specific needs by a surgeon who does these surgeries often and has experience. ...Read more

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Anyone have cure without mesh for pelvic organ prolapse?

Yes: Pessaries can help but most women won't use them long term. Mesh seems to be the only permanent solution since you treat the vaginal prolapse as the hernia that it is. The colporrhaphy operations are over 100 years old and treat a lateral defect with a central repair & usually don't hold. Despite the lawyer's commercials, most mesh repairs do very well. ...Read more

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How common are bladder mesh problems after cystocele repair?

How common are bladder mesh problems after cystocele repair?

Bladder mesh problem: The incidence of bladder mesh complications (infection/pain/erosion/retention/....) is actually very "low" if properly applied/implanted. One should be careful and ascertain the physician's expertise in these specific surgical procedures: obviously, i would trust a reputable individual that is experienced and can demonstrate his/her expertise...... ...Read more

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Is oxybutynin the best choice for neurologic bladder and occasional bladder leakage? or detrol? or vesicare (solifenacin)?

Is oxybutynin the best choice for neurologic bladder and occasional bladder leakage? or detrol? or vesicare (solifenacin)?

It's the cheapest: oxybutynin happens to be the original (and che"anticholinergic" on the market, originally developed in the 1970's. It is effective but has side effects (dry mouth, eyes, and constipation). The newer drugs have slightly better side effect profiles. Check out the new beta agonist myrbetriq too. See a specialist in neurogenic bladder, urologists often have additional training in this area. ...Read more

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25 y/o history of 2 pregnancies with chronic urinary incontinence.Done kegals and bladder training.Any other suggestions? Its embarassing&smelly.

25 y/o history of 2 pregnancies with chronic urinary incontinence.Done kegals and bladder training.Any other suggestions? Its embarassing&smelly.

See your doctor!: Lots of new and exciting treatments now are available for different types of incontinence -- outpatient, one-stitch sling procedures to cure stress (cough, sneeze) incontinence; new, effective medications with fewer side effects to treat oab (over-active bladder); and newer, more accurate, in-office testing to confirm the diagnosis and the right treatments. ...Read more

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Is pelvic floor rehabilitation therapy effective for interstitial cystitis (aka: painful bladder syndrome)?

Is pelvic floor rehabilitation therapy effective for interstitial cystitis (aka: painful bladder syndrome)?

For symptoms yes: But it probably doesn't actually treat the condition ie heal the bladder wall. Painful bladder syndrome includes manythings that aren't ic such as pelvic floor dysfunction that will respond well to rehab. ...Read more

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Does doing kegels make the vaginal wall tighter?

Does doing kegels make the vaginal wall tighter?

They can: Ding a kegel is contracting the muscles that surround your vagina some if you work these muscles on a routine basis for 3 months in succession, you will likely improve vaginal tone and tightness. ...Read more

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What is the difference between bladder sling for incontinince and sling for bladder prolapse?

What is the difference between bladder sling for incontinince and sling for bladder prolapse?

See below: A bladder sling is used to treat stress urinary incontinence in women and is usually made of a strip of surgical mesh, or less often autologous fascia, usually inserted through one vaginal incision and two small abdominal incisions. Bladder suspension refers to surgery that helps place a sagging bladder back into its normal position using adjacent autologous fascia, or less often transvaginal mesh ...Read more

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Whats best for inguinal hernia repair artificial mesh or acellular dermal matrixes?

Whats best for inguinal hernia repair artificial mesh or acellular dermal matrixes?

Artificial: Studies have shown over and over that artificial mesh is the best for a hernia operation. Dermal matrices do not work for an inguinal hernia. An artificial mesh is the standard of care for inguinal hernias. ...Read more

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I need to have robotic surgery for prolapse - (urinary, bowel, vaginal ) what is the success rate?

I need to have robotic surgery for prolapse - (urinary, bowel, vaginal ) what is the success rate?

Prolapse: Hard to give you an answer because it depends on a lot of things including the degree of prolapse that you have. It's best to ask the urogynecologist that question after they have examined you. ...Read more

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Could grade 2 cystocele and rectocele grade 1-2 uterine prolapse cause frequency, slight leakage?

Could grade 2 cystocele and rectocele grade 1-2 uterine prolapse cause frequency, slight leakage?

Yes.: A cystocele alone can cause urinary urgency. Certainly with the added issue of uterine prolapse this would be a common symptom. Actually almost any pelvic organ prolapse can cause bladder symptoms. ...Read more

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How successful is surgery for pelvic prolapse?

Very: Surgery for pelvic prolapse done by a well trained specialist has a high degree of success and a somewhat predictable rate of long term failure or recurrence. The key is good training and ongoing volume and surgery chosen that is applicable to the patient's specific prolapse problem(s). ...Read more

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What's the strongest opiate ever made?

What's the strongest opiate ever made?

Maybe carfentanil: Carfentanyl, lofentanyl are synthetic opiates that have some applications in veterinary medicine, such as with very large animals. The potency is aligned with its exceptionally high affinity for the opiate receptor. Not available for humans. ...Read more