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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?

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Dr. Patricia Rogers
Obstetrics & Gynecology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

You can "wait it out" but you'd probably feel better if you had a gynecologist take a look.
Prolapse can come and go but it's nice to be sure there's nothing else going on, and talk about ways to manage prolapse (if that's what you have).

In brief: Yes

You can "wait it out" but you'd probably feel better if you had a gynecologist take a look.
Prolapse can come and go but it's nice to be sure there's nothing else going on, and talk about ways to manage prolapse (if that's what you have).
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Dr. Renee Harris
Obstetrics & Gynecology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

Sometimes the vaginal and bulbar tissues get irritated with intercourse and can swell some, making them appear slightly prolapsed.
Warm soaks and avoiding more trauma should resolve the issue.

In brief: Yes

Sometimes the vaginal and bulbar tissues get irritated with intercourse and can swell some, making them appear slightly prolapsed.
Warm soaks and avoiding more trauma should resolve the issue.
Dr. Renee Harris
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Dr. Denise Elser
Gynecology

In brief: Wait a little

Painful sex should not cause prolapse(type of hernia-vaginal walls lose support & the bladder/ uterus or bowel bulge into or thru the vagina).
The vaginal walls can swell after rough or painful sex & may seem to protrude. The swelling should go down after a few days. On the other hand, if prolapse is already developing, it can cause uncomfortable or painful sex.

In brief: Wait a little

Painful sex should not cause prolapse(type of hernia-vaginal walls lose support & the bladder/ uterus or bowel bulge into or thru the vagina).
The vaginal walls can swell after rough or painful sex & may seem to protrude. The swelling should go down after a few days. On the other hand, if prolapse is already developing, it can cause uncomfortable or painful sex.
Dr. Denise Elser
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Dr. Marc Hirsch
Family Medicine

In brief: Yes

Yes, there is such a thing as mild vaginal prolapse.
The fact that it was precipitated by painful sex indicates that you should have this verified by a doctor. Pain, trouble urinating, vaginal bleeding are even more indicative of the need for a look by a doctor. I know it's an inconvenience, but, if that's all it is, it does not usually require surgical intervention unless it becomes pronounced.

In brief: Yes

Yes, there is such a thing as mild vaginal prolapse.
The fact that it was precipitated by painful sex indicates that you should have this verified by a doctor. Pain, trouble urinating, vaginal bleeding are even more indicative of the need for a look by a doctor. I know it's an inconvenience, but, if that's all it is, it does not usually require surgical intervention unless it becomes pronounced.
Dr. Marc Hirsch
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