Pelvic organ prolapse is not only uncomfortable, but it can also be embarrassing and affect even the simplest of daily activities. At Women’s Center for Pelvic Wellness, expert urogynecologists Dr. Alexis Tran and Dr. David Kimble offer evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment for pelvic organ prolapse, including for the bladder, rectum, and uterus. Don’t suffer from the symptoms of prolapse. Call the office in Pasadena, California, or book an appointment online today.
A group of muscles and tissues holds up the pelvic organs, which include the uterus, vagina, rectum, and bladder. But when these muscles start to weaken or become loose, one or more of your pelvic organs may fall and press into or even protrude from your vagina.
Pelvic organ prolapse symptoms may be seen or felt. Your OB/GYN may feel tissue during a pelvic exam. Other symptoms include:
You, and not your provider, may even notice irregular tissue bulging or coming out of your vagina.
When the muscles and connective tissues in your pelvic region stop working as they should, pelvic organ prolapse results. The reasons for this may be genetic, however, other factors that contribute include:
If you have any of these risk factors, discuss the possibility of pelvic organ prolapse with the doctors at Women’s Center for Pelvic Wellness.