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Doctor insights on: What Muscles Are Effected In A Prolapsed Uterus

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What is a prolapsed uterus?

What is a prolapsed uterus?

A prolapsed uterus: Is a uterus that has slipped out of place, sometimes protruding down through the vagina. ...Read more

Muscle (Definition)

It is a body tissue that has the ability to contract. It shortens and generates force. It relaxes and returns to its original length. Muscles move joints, stabilize the body, move air and food through the organs, act as valves for bladder, bowel and other organs. They control movement of the eyes. They help us express ourselves by changing the shape of our ...Read more


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What are the treatments for a prolapsed uterus?

What are the treatments for a prolapsed uterus?

Depends: If the person is sexually active it s usually hysterectomy with reconstruction of the pelvis by a uro/gyn specialist. If the person is not sexually active usually a simple procedure called colpocleisis. The uterus is retained and the vagina is closed this reducing the prolapse completely. ...Read more

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Cystocele, prolapsed uterus, relaxation. What are the signs?

Cystocele, prolapsed uterus, relaxation. What are the signs?

It varies.: The most common symptoms are a mass bulging into the vaginal opening, pelvic pressure or discomfort, and difficulty with bowel or bladder function. Many women can feel something bulging through the vaginal opening. To check, place fingers at the vaginal opening while seated on a toilet and bear down as if you are trying to have a bowel movement. ...Read more

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I have dry cough all the time which make prolapsed uterus what i can do now?

I have dry cough all the time which make prolapsed uterus what i can do now?

Need diagnosis...: Before a cough can be treated, the cause of the cough needs to be diagnosed. Possible causes of a chronic cough include bronchospasm from any cause, post-nasal drip, gerd or a combination of factors. Each of these has an entirely different treatment so see your doctor in order to diagnose and treat your cough. ...Read more

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Is it actually true that doing kegel exercises will help my prolapsed uterus?

Is it actually true that doing kegel exercises will help my prolapsed uterus?

Yes: Doing kegel exercises, squeezing the "pelvic floor muscles" can help increase tone and decrease the uncomfortable sensation of prolapse. ...Read more

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What non-surgical options are there for prolapsed uterus, and is there a risk leaving it untreated? Severe prolapse

What non-surgical options are there for prolapsed uterus, and is there a risk leaving it untreated? Severe prolapse

There : There is minimal to no risk leaving uterine prolapse untreated. Your treatment decisions should largely be based upon your degree of symptoms or bother. The main risk with leaving it untreated is that it could worsen over time. This could also lead to symptoms related to bladder or bowel function such as urinary incontinence or difficulty emptying your bladder or bowel. Typically patients chose to treat it surgically when it is bothersome enough to warrant surgical intervention and risk. There are several non-surgical options. The main one is a pessary which is a device worn in the vagina to support the uterus. You can have this fitted by a gynecologist. Properly fitted and placed you will not even know that it is there but your symptoms of pelvic pressure caused by the prolapse should be resolved. Depending upon the size of the prolapse, not every woman can successfully use a pessary. If your prolapse is small and symptoms are minor then the main non-surgical treatment is strengthening your muscles by doing kegels and avoiding heavy lifting and straining such as constipation. ...Read more

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What happens if a prolapsed uterus is left untreated?

What happens if a prolapsed uterus is left untreated?

What did your gyn: Say ? It depends how bad the prolapse is, if not that bad may not cause much problems, if bad can cause problems urinating or with bowel movements, can cause pain, and if it is so bad it is prolapsing out of the vagina it could get ulcerated or infected please discuss with your gyn. ...Read more

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Women with one ovary there is a risk for prolapsed uterus?

Women with one ovary there is a risk for prolapsed uterus?

Not likely..: The ovaries are quite small and surgical removal/missing one should not affect the positions of other internal organs, thus not likely to predispose the woman to prolapsed-uterus. If you have trouble down there, please consult doc for an eval. Good luck. ...Read more

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Uterus (Definition)

The uterus is a muscular organ in a woman's pelvis where the the fertilized egg attaches ...Read more