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Vaginal Prolapse

Vaginal prolapse

A vaginal prolapse is when the walls of the vagina become weak and collapse inwards. This can be an extremely distressing disorder, which affects up to 30% of women who have had children, as well as those who are overweight or have a chronic cough. Many women with this condition are often unaware that they have it. However, depending on the severity of the case and whether a woman wants to have children in the future, there are many ways to treat a vaginal prolapse. Women can also take preventative measures against suffering from this disorder, such as eating a high fibre diet, maintaining a healthy weight and performing regular pelvic floor exercises. However if you have any concerns, then you shouldn’t be afraid to visit your GP for a check-up.

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Iam 24 year women, when I toch my vagina i can also toch my bladder and somtting.now Iam pregnant .is I have any problem





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hello, i'm 17 and i'm in a little bit of a problem. I m sexually active and have been for a while. Over the course of the past two months I have noticed my vagina being very irritating, the actual hole of my vagina seems to be blocked? I think it's a slight prolapse but im not sure whats going on. i'm really concerned and confused.





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You neec too see ypur gyno asap so you can get a mesh sling before you need a hystetectomy. You are very young for this condition.

after havin my second child over ayear ago ever time i go for a wee it goes all over me legs and keep having to wash after every visist to toilet its gettin anyoing now i dont leak or anythin just when i go to toilet its goin all over the place,





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Hiya, I have a loose Vigina, it's not normal. What do I do





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doctor says ihave prolapse bladder but my back and legs very painful also feel unwell can this be real





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How long is the recovery after repair prolapse surgery?





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Hi, So i had a baby 1 1/2 years ago and had an internal graze (no stitching needed) however, it is sore when myself and partner have intercourse, and i feel its getting worse. Any help on what to use?





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Hi, I had a Hysterectomy in 15 years ago. I prolapsed 2 years ago and had a Anterior repair February 2014. This failed 2 days after the operation with the bottom 2 stiches coming undone. My bladder fell and I had dreadful pain. I had to wait until October 2014 for a Sacrospinous fixation. I have yet another cystocele which was not repaired at the same time as the last operation. This has increased to a moderate size. I went to see the physiotherapist who will not touch me as she has felt the stiches and they are really sharp. My questions are: Should the stiches be dissolved by now. Thanks Maggie





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i have a prolasped womb and frightened to see a doctor





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Hi I'm 27 have two children and pregnant last night my boyfriend and I had sex every time we do it's always painful. But last night it was painful and when we were done I got up to go to the restroom and it felt as if my vagina was inside out.. I touched the area and it was swollen..so now it still kinda feels that way.. Could it be that my vagina prolapsed?





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Ihad this and it was a dropped cervix from my pregnancies. I got many utis from it also. Now my entire uterus ha prolapsed and my doc said hystetectomy





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