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Symptoms Of Cord Prolapse
Emergent care: If possible, the effect of the prolapse is reduced, which can require a hand be pushed up the birth canal to prevent the head from pressing against the placenta. I have known this to happen inside an ambulance heading to the hospital. An emergency C-section delivers the baby from above. Failure to keep the head off the placenta stops blood flow and suffocates baby. ...Read more
Umbilical prolapse: In umbilical cord prolapse, the cord slips ahead of the presenting part of the fetus and protrudes into the cervical canal or vagina, or beyond. It constitutes an obstetrical emergency because the prolapsed cord is vulnerable to compression, umbilical vein occlusion, and umbilical artery vasospasm, which can compromise fetal oxygenation prior to birth. ...Read more
C- section delivery: When recognized, one member of the staff will be positioned beneath the patient with a hand pushing up on the head of the baby to keep it from compressing the cord. The rest of the team readies the patient for an emergency c-section. ...Read more
Pregnancy ended at 5 mths w/preterm delivery. Pprom & cord prolapse a cause. Testing ovulation via strips for 5 mths, but no "smiley". This normal?
Umbilical cord prolapse caused a 30 second lack of oxygen to the baby during delivery. Will the baby be okay?
Only 30 ???: I am reluctant to accept the initial statement as realistic. Once a cord begins to prolapse it can produce an intermittent but complete obstruction to blood flow that may add up to a significant o2 deficit over time.I'm not sure anyone can estimate the insult accurately.If only 30, probably no long term effect. If low 1/5/10 min apgars and seizures in the 1st 24hr,it was longer and more problemat ...Read more
28wks pregnant. Found out at ob appt today baby is footling breech.Ob wants to monitor cervix fortnightly.Is this dangerous?Scared of cord prolapse?
OK to monitor: Though I wouldn't be so concerned about your cervix unless it were open or if there were concern about preterm labor, it is reasonable to regularly see your obstetrician for prenatal care. Ultrasounds to evaluate your baby's position and switch from breech to cephalic are important and just b/c it's breech now doesn't mean it'll be breech later. See your doctor ASAP if you have pain/discharge. ...Read more
Anal mass: Rectal prolapse is the passage of a part of the rectum out through the anus. The patient usually becomes aware of something hanging out when it is time to wipe. Early on it may "reduce", or go back in, on it's own but as it enlarges it may need to be pushed back. Initially will only come out with bowel movements but later will come out with coughing etc. Usually will need surgery. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Vaginal issues: The most common symptoms are vaginal pressure and bulging tissue at the vaginal opening. These tend to worsen late in the day. Associated symptoms might be urinary incontinence, difficulty emptying the bladder completely, having to insert fingers into the vagina to help with a bowel movement, or complaints from a sexual partner that there seems to be something in the vagina during intercourse. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Varied : Prolapse symptoms include incontinence, pressure, pelvic pain, low back pain, recurrent uti, pain with intercourse, incomplete emptying of the bladder and other types of feelings. An exam by a urologist, urogynecologist, or gynecologist can help with this. You can get additional information from www.Takethefloor.Org, a website managed by the american urogynecologic society. ...Read more
Prolapse : With prolapse, the bladder or uterus or rectum falls or bulges into the vagina. If the rectum isn't falling constipation is the same as usual - a hard bowel movement that is difficult to push out. If you have rectal prolapse then the stool bulges up in the vagina and gets stuck there, and sometimes people have to press down in the vagina to get that hard stool to come out. ...Read more
Same as without ++: Prolapse is when the end portion of an organ protrudes beyond the normal boundaries of that organ: most common are rectal voth sexes), urinary bladder and vaginal (female). In all, a weakness in the muscular walls of these 'canals' leads to prolapse (multiple pregnancies, straining much of life to move bowels r causes). Sx: feeling a protrusion beyond anus, loss of muscle tone, loss of control. ...Read more
No and Yes: No vaginal dryness is not a primary symptom of uterine prolapse as the descent of the uterus most be noted and documented by a M by exam. Yes, second and especially third degree prolapse often is associated as a secondary factor with vaginal dryness as the uterus is almost at the vaginal opening or outside it and air does get into the vagina during physical or strenuous activity. ...Read more
Evaluation: First you need evaluation to differentiate mucosal prolapse from true complete rectal prolapse. If surgery is required after medical management fails, the correct surgery will be anything from a hemorrhoidectomy to an abdominal procedure and partial colon resection. So, please be sure of the diagnosis before consenting to surgery. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Inside out lining: The lining of lower rectum can become lax overtime and be forced out during a bm. If it goes back in, it is what's called a grade ii prolapse. If it needs to be pushed back in, it is grade iii. If you are having prolapse with each bm, you need to see a surgeon before it gets worse. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
A rectal prolapse: occurs when part or all of the wall of the rectum slides out of place, sometimes protruding from the anus. In an internal prolapse, the rectum does not protrude outside the anus. There may be some pain and changes in stool consistency or passage. Treatment involves changes in diet or sexual practices, medicine such as stool softener, or surgery depending on severity. I hope this helps. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What are the most common symptoms of rectal prolapse? Do I need to have all of them to really have it?
What it says...: Most common is "mass protruding through the anus" and most are not painful at all; typically protrudes with defication/straining and retracts when done (mild cases). More severe case may need physical "pushing back in". It may progress and get really severe and pushing back no longer adequate, which then will require surgical reduction/pin-up surgery. Consult your doc..Colorectal doc. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What are the symptoms of an internal prolapse? How can it be identified? When i force out part of the inner rectum comes out but goes back do I have1?
POP symptoms: Pressure and fullness in the vaginal area are most common, especially after standing for long periods or with heavy work/lifting. Sometimes pain with intercourse occurs also. Most women do not realize they have an issue until they see or feel a bulge, usually with wiping after urination. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
What are the symptoms of an internal prolapse? How can it be identified? I see the inner rectum when straining, is it an internal prolapse?
Maybe none: Av prolapse results in aortic regurgitation. Even if it's severe, it may take decades before symtpoms occur, if ever. Symptoms when present may be breathlessness with less than usual activity, anginal type chest pain, or spells of passing out/nearly passing out. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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