Choosing the Right Prolapsed Uterus Pelvic Organ Prolapse Treatment
If you are suffering from a problem that is known as a prolapsed uterus pelvic organ prolapse, you would want to understand all of the treatment options that are open to you so that you can make an informed decision. At the women's Center, we help you to understand those options and give you the variations of any prolapsed uterus treatment may be open to you specifically. We also help you to understand why you have experienced the problem and what type of symptoms may be reversed or better after the treatment option has been applied. The first step in the process is to understand what the condition is that you are dealing with before the prolapsed uterus treatment is given to you. During childbirth, particularly if it is a difficult childbirth, your uterus may become weakened. In a healthy woman, it will be held in place by muscles and ligaments and other tissues in the pelvic area. When damage occurs, either because of childbirth or for other reasons, the uterus may drop into the vaginal canal and eventually, may even protrude or exist entirely outside of the vagina. Over time our pelvic muscles weaken, whether simply due to age and life stage changes or accelerated through child birth and previous surgery such as a hysterectomy. When that occurs, you may experience problems such as urinary difficulties, lower back pain and feeling as if something is in falling out of the vagina. What are the options that are open to you when this occurs?
Understanding Your Options for Prolapsed Uterus Pelvic Organ Treatment
One of the options that you have open to you is to care for yourself at home. This may include strengthening your pelvic muscles to help put your uterus back into hold the prolapsed organ in place. If your estrogen levels are low, you may need hormone replacement therapy which may help to put things back into place as well. Surgery may be considered, either as a hysterectomy or as a surgery which will put your uterus into place. In order to repair of correct the prolapse. Various surgical options could include a vaginal coporrhaphy, robotic sacrocolpopexy or a transvaginal graft repair system. You should discuss surgical procedures with your physician ahead of time because it may not be possible for you to get pregnant in some cases after the surgery is finished. to determine what is best gor you based on your general health and age. Finally, there may be some alternative treatments that are available which will help you to deal successfully with the symptoms. If you are unable to go through the surgery or wish to try alternate forms of treatments, we can recommend a supportive device or other types of therapies that can assist you in being comfortable.