Uterine Prolapse

A prolapsed uterus results from the loss of strength and elasticity of pelvic ligaments, connective tissues, and muscles. Childbirth, difficult labors, and the loss of estrogen can result in uterine prolapse. The severity levels of uterine prolapse vary.

The following briefly describes each stage (severity) of uterine prolapse:

Stage 1: Slight droop of cervix into the vagina.
Stage 2: Cervical drop which stops inside the opening of vagina
Stage 3: Cervical drop protrudes outside of the vagina
Stage 4: The entire uterus has exited the vagina due to complete weakening of all supportive ligaments, connective tissues, and muscles.

Uterine prolapse can be complicated with other organ prolapses such as bladder, small intestine, rectum, urethra prolapse, or vaginal prolapse.

What to Expect during Treatment

At Las Palmas, we understand that any stage of uterine prolapse can cause high levels of anxiety and discomfort. Therefore, our exam and treatment of uterine prolapse is designed to help each patient relax and recover quickly.Our first responsibility is to properly diagnose the exact cause of the uterine prolapse as well as if any other organs are effected.

Our diagnostics is extensive and thorough because we want you to get a treatment that is well suited for your individual needs.Your OB/GYN will present you with a variety of treatment options and explain the advantages of each.

Treatment types include measureable self-care at home, medications, minimally invasive surgery, and specialty therapies. Whichever treatment you choose, Las Palmas will provide extensive follow-up procedure to ensure that your recovery is on-schedule and satisfactory.

Additionally, there are certain lifestyle changes that can aid in the treatment and prevention of uterine prolapse. Your doctor will explain several techniques that can help to avoid symptoms.
Las Palmas uses the most effective techniques and strategies in prolapse diagnoses and treatments. Rest assured that we’ll help you to resume a more comfortable life after experiencing any pelvic organ prolapsing.

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