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Vaginal Prolapse In Children
I think I have a vaginal prolapse as this bulge is annoying and painful during intercourse. Had it for many years :( concerned, haven't had children ?
Surgically: Vaginal prolapse that doesn't respond to conservative treatment can be treated surgically. The approach can be through the abdomen , through the vagina, or a combination of both. Repair can be with or without mesh products. The surgery should be tailored to your specific problem(s) depending on your symptoms and examination findings. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes: Although vaginal childbirth is a big risk factor for prolapse, there are other risk factors such as chronic straining from constipation, chronic coughing, or heavy work or anything that increases intra-abdominal pressure. There may be genetic predisposition also. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
Would be RARE: so probably this is not what you're dealing with. Please see someone for an examination ...Read more
Treatment: While treatment is possible, cure is not unfortunately. Some patients may get relief of mild prolapse symptoms with pelvic floor exercises (Kegels) and/or pelvic floor physical therapy, however, this generally does not cure the prolapse. A small flexible vaginal insert called a pessary can also be used to treat symptoms, but does not cure the prolapse. Surgery is currently the only cure. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pessery: A placement in vagina of this device can help. ...Read more
No: Will not cause prolaps of vagina.Get a more detailed answer ›
Depends: For most vaginal prolapse surgeries you want to go on what we call "pelvic rest" meaning no intercourse, tampons, essentially nothing placed in the vaginal canal for at least 6 weeks or until your doctor has checked you and said your healing is complete. You should also avoid heavy lifting or straining. ...Read more
Not one most likely: There are multiple risk factors associated with vaginal prolapse, however, each patient's individual risk factors are different. Here are the most common (in no particular order): number of pregnancies/ vaginal births, size of births, instrumentation during births, smoking, obesity, family history, chronic coughing/sneezing (or any condition leading to this), diabetes, tissue disorders. ...Read more
Absolutely.: Absolutely.Get a more detailed answer ›
After kind of painful sex, is it possible to have "mild" vaginal prolapse? Seems like some of what should be inside, is outside. Can I wait it out?
Can12 year old girls suffer from vaginal prolapse?I suspect my daughter has it.It is quite obvious.But I feel like she's too young to suffer from it.
Unlikely: This is very unlikely but you need to get her to her pediatrician as soon as possible to determine what is causing the problem. ...Read more
Multifactorial: Multiple factors that can cause prolapse. Most women have one or more: number of pregnancies/ vaginal deliveries, weight of baby at birth, large tears at delivery, family history, smoking, obesity, diabetes, chronic coughing/sneezing/heavy lifting, connective tissue disorders. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes: Vaginal prolapse is a type of hernia that results in the feeling of a bulge coming out of the vaginal area. It can be associated with childbirth, obesity, smoking, chronic constipation, and chronic heavy lifting. Your doctor can do a pelvic exam to see if you have this, but most often women know they have it when they feel or see a bulge in the vaginal area. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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