Latest uterine prolapse Stories

2014-01-28 16:25:18

Joanne's Urinary Stress Incontinence and Pelvic Organ Prolapse Affected her Quality of Life SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Joanne felt she could never completely empty her bladder. Even though she went to the bathroom every couple of hours, it didn't relieve the pressure and discomfort in her pelvis. She leaked urine every time she sneezed, and sometimes the urge to urinate was so strong she could barely control it, especially when heading to the bathroom. At...

2013-03-06 23:02:03

A common result of hysterectomy is vaginal vault prolapse, especially if the cervix was taken with the uterus at the time of surgery. Women´s Excellence in Bladder Control offers a supra-cervical hysterectomy option with sacral colpopexy which prevents the occurrence of vaginal vault prolapse and also offers a similar treatment option for those women who have already had their hysterectomy in which the cervix was taken and resulted in a subsequent vaginal vault prolapse. Oakland County,...

2012-12-10 05:00:03

A new resource for pelvic organ prolapse treatment has been been announced by the AgingFit.com website. This information resource is meant to help women decide on the proper course of action when selecting treatments, as well as helping to identify the symptoms and complications associated with pelvic organ prolapse. Miami, FL (PRWEB) December 09, 2012 Online health website AgingFit.com has has announced the release of a new pelvic organ prolapse (POP) treatment guide to help those with...

2010-06-07 07:01:00

CHICAGO, June 7 /PRNewswire/ -- One in three women experience light bladder leakage (LBL) but many are too embarrassed to talk about it. Women's Health Foundation (WHF) and Poise brand have teamed up to reduce the stigma associated with LBL and celebrate the women who continue to break barriers around this and other pelvic health conditions with a special award. WHF honored Christine Cornell, one of the many women championing this cause, by naming her the 2010 Passion Award winner at its...

2009-11-09 14:48:45

New Mayo Clinic research has found that robotic surgery for vaginal prolapse (http://www.mayoclinic.org/pelvic-organ-prolapse/) dramatically reduces patient hospital stay and recovery time. These findings are being presented this week at the North Central Section of the American Urological Association in Scottsdale, Ariz. VIDEO ALERT: Additional audio and video resources, including excerpts from an interview with Dr. Daniel Elliott describing the research, are available on the Mayo Clinic...

2008-06-26 15:00:59

DEAR DR. DONOHUE: Will you address the problem of a prolapsed uterus? What treatment would you suggest? - M.V. ANSWER: "Prolapse" means "a falling down." A prolapsed uterus is one whose supporting ligaments and muscles have become too weak and lax to keep it in place. The uterus drops downward and can drop so far that it protrudes through the vagina. About 50 percent of women older than 50 have some degree of uterine prolapse, so age is a major factor in causing the problem. So is vaginal...

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