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What are the treatment options for bladder prolapse?

What are the treatment options for bladder prolapse?

Several: There are both non-surgical and surgical options. Bladder prolapse can occur by itself or be associated with urinary incontinence, rectal prolapse, uterine prolapse, or in the absence of a uterus, prolapse of the top of the vagina. Non-surgical options include use of a pessary or pelvic floor exercises. Surgical options include use of mesh or graft material to correct the specific anatomic defects. This can be approached laparoscopically, vaginally or a combined approach. ...Read more

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Bladder (Definition)

The bladder is a muscular organ in the pelvis that accepts urine from the kidneys, stores the urine at low pressure, & expels the urine during voluntary voiding. Though seemingly a simple reservoir, the bladder is a complex organ intricately connected with the brain and spinal cord with sensory, motor, and autonomic circuits. The muscular layer that contracts during voids ...Read more


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Had vaginal hyst with post/ant repair in may, last few days notice a little bulge and scared me. Does bladder prolapse this soon after hyst? I don't want more surgery. What are my options?

Exam: First you need to know what is happening. See your doctor for an exam. If you feel a bulge at the opening of the vagina, then there probably is something prolapsing again. Unfortunately that does happen. ...Read more

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Im suffering from rectocele and bladder prolapse. What kind of doctor do I see and what are the options?

Im suffering from rectocele and bladder prolapse. What kind of doctor do I see and what are the options?

Experienced: Most prolapse surgery is done by gynecologists specially trained and experienced in pelvic prolapse repair. Those who have chosen to do that exclusively are called urogynecologists. This is a relatively new subspecialty and lots of very experienced prolapse surgeons are not urogynecologists. You should go first to your general ob/gyn for initial evaluation. Some urologists also deal with this. ...Read more

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Can you tell me more about bladder prolapse?

Can you tell me more about bladder prolapse?

Bladder prolapse: This is a very general question that requires more than the space provided here to discuss. I would suggest that you google it and if you have any specific questions come back and ask them or talk to your doctor who can refer you to a urologist or gynecologist. ...Read more

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What are the alternatives to bladder prolapse surgery?

What are the alternatives to bladder prolapse surgery?

Pessary, exercise: Options for women with cystocele are limited. Cystocele or dropped bladder is a form of pelvic organ prolapse (pop). Think of this as a type of hernia involving weakness of supportive layers surrounding the vagina. Options are: live with it, wear a vaginal pessary to "prop it back it" to provide comfort, perform pelvic muscle exercise (pme) or undergo surgical correction. ...Read more

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I have bladder prolapse is it norma l to have a hurting in lower abdomen?

I have bladder prolapse is it norma l to have a hurting in lower abdomen?

Can happen: Bladder prolapse is a herniation of the bladder into the vagina. It may or may not cause incontinence depending on whether or not it drags the urethra down with it. It can cause lower abdominal discomfort. See your gyn as there are numerous treatment options. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of a bladder prolapse problem?

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

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Could pt really help reduce the severity of a bladder prolapse ie from stage two to one?

Bladder Prolapse Exe: Yes one can by doing kegel exercises.If you d daily several times a day.Start slowly and increase gradually to 10 to 12 per hour, good eating habits.You can suplement by special yoga exercises. One can learn about kegel exercises in detail at mayoclinic.Com. ...Read more

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What do you think I should do with a bladder prolapse?

Surgical repair: A cystocele repair is needed to permanently prevent the prolapse from recurring. ...Read more