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Vaginal Vault Prolapse
Vag Vault Prolapse: Generally performed by a urogynecologist. Make sure you find out in advance whether or not your doctor performs these with or without mesh, the route of surgery (vaginal vs. abdominal), and how often the doctor performs this type of procedure. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I've had a bladder sling and hysterectomy 8 years ago. now i think i have a vaginal vault prolapse with a rectocele…what can be done?
Prolapse: Prolapse can be relieved by the use of a pessary on occasion or by surgical correction. The most common procedure is the sacrospinous fixation. The best thing for you to do is see a Gyn for further evaluation. With vault prolapse it is often best to seek out a Gyn that specializes in surgery or robotics, although most generalists can help. Hope this helps. DrG ...Read more
Can vaginal vault prolapse after a hysterectomy with a cystocele and a rectocele can cause pain and discomfort in abdomen and mid/low back on the left?
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: Yes; there are many causes of vaginal prolapse, not all of which require childbirth or sexual activity. Vaginal prolapse is a type of hernia; so if you do things like heavy lifting (>40lbs) regularly, or have significant constipation, the support of the vaginal structures can be affected. ...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 1 more doctor answer
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