14Aug, 2018

Women’s Health: Pelvic Organ Prolapse

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Pelvic organ prolapse is simply a protrusion of the organs in the pelvic region or through the vaginal opening. The pelvic organs support a complex network of ligaments, muscles, and fibers that link to the bony structure of the pelvis. If weakness is present, the organs might drop. There are 2 types of prolapse – asymptomatic and symptomatic. For the asymptomatic type, a hernia is present but does not extend beyond the vaginal opening. As for the symptomatic form, there is protrusion of tissue beyond the opening. What are the […]