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How do I know if I have a prolapse?
Last Updated: 27th June, 2020
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Similarly one may ask, how do I know if my prolapse is severe?
Signs and symptoms of moderate to severeuterine prolapse include: Sensation of heaviness or pullingin your pelvis. Tissue protruding from your vagina. Sexualconcerns, such as a sensation of looseness in the tone of yourvaginal tissue.
Also, how does a doctor diagnose a prolapse? A diagnosis of uterine prolapse generallyoccurs during a pelvic exam. During the pelvic exam yourdoctor is likely to ask you: Bearing down can helpyour doctor assess how far the uterus has slipped into thevagina. To tighten your pelvic muscles as if you're stopping astream of urine.
Subsequently, question is, what does it feel like when you have a prolapse?
The discomfort associated with prolapse oftenis described as a pulling or aching sensation. It canbe worse during sexual intercourse or menstruation. Heaviness orpressure in the vaginal area. Some women feel like somethingis about to fall out of the vagina.
How do I know if I have pelvic organ prolapse?
- A feeling of pressure or fullness in the pelvic area.
- A backache low in the back.
- Painful intercourse.
- A feeling that something is falling out of the vagina.
- Urinary problems such as leaking of urine or a chronic urge tourinate.