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Urethral Prolapse Symptoms
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
Urethral prolapse: Only occurs in females. Loos like a tiny donut ring at the urethral opening which is located just in front of vaginal opening ...Read more
Need more info...: It would be most logical to define what you observed might have affected your daily general and personal life by consulting a urogynecologist or urologist so to balance medical necessity & professional possibility. How to get these related things for good care done correctly? Follow instruction in http://formefirst. Com/eNewsletter06.html; then you can work closely with doc for right Dx / care. ...Read more
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
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Here are some...: Some degree of prolapse of bladder/urethra is common and is known to be related to aging, genetic factor, & childbirth. Its care ranges from Kegel's exercise for pelvic floor muscle exercise with or without pelvic muscle stimulator to monitor right contraction, or certain procedures as needed. But still remember there is no cure, but modification to a degree. ...Read more
I had a mesh implanted for prolapse and ever since I have trouble Voiding...I've had kidney stones but now have discharge from urethra is this a bad s?
S/p MESH discharge: Follow up with your doctor today you may have an infection. ...Read more
I may have some sort of prolapse, I'm 29 mum of boy 22 months old looked at my vagina, last look 1yr ago, something bulging, just below urethra?
Bulge: It may be a prolapse but it could be an infected vaginal gland. See your doctor for evaluation. ...Read more
Can I apply the topical estrogen if I am still of reproductive age? My urethra prolapse occured due to straining during a urinary infection.
Yes: Typically, you don't get enough systemic absorption to disrupt normal menstrual cycles. Applying it to the urethra sold be no problem. If you are currently predictable in cycles, you probably are getting enough estrogen and the topical cream might help some but won't be something you have to do for long. ...Read more
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 more
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
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 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 more
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 more
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 more
What are the most common symptoms of rectal prolapse? Do I need to have all of them to really have it?
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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 more
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 more