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Pelvic Floor Prolapse

Pelvic Floor Prolapse

Pelvic floor prolapse occurs when a pelvic organ-such as your bladder-drops (prolapses) from its normal place in your lower belly and pushes against the walls of your vagina.

Pelvic floor prolapses symptoms

  • Pressure against the vaginal wall
  • A fullness feeling or “a ball” feeling in the stomach area
  • Backache
  • A pull or stretch feeling in your groin area
  • Painful intercourse
  • Problems passing urine

Causes of pelvic floor prolapse

  • Childbirth
  • Obesity
  • Smoking
  • Chronic cough
  • Having a hysterectomy
  • Constipation
  • Age

Pelvic Pain

Pelvic pain can be caused by many problems such as endometriosis, infection, prolapse, fibroids, tumours, cysts on ovaries, irritable bowel syndrome, other problems with bowel, bladder, nerves. Rarely despite all kinds of investigation we cannot find the cause of pelvic pain. There are many various treatments for this condition.

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Pelvic Floor Prolapse


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