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Uterine/Vaginal Prolapse

 

The Real Deal Regarding Vaginal Pessaries

May 15, 2017 | Mary South

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So, here’s the deal. Some women with prolapse are bothered by the symptoms but don’t want to have surgery because they don’t want the hassle, the expense (depending on how high their deductible is) or they are scared about possible …


To Mesh or Not To Mesh Part 1: Mesh and Prolapse

November 7, 2016 | Dr. Janelle Morgan Evans, MS, MD, FACOG

Understanding Mesh
There is a common misperception since the fallout from the 2011 FDA warnings regarding polypropylene mesh products – that all mesh is very risky and can cause serious harm to a large percentage of patients. This change in …


Prolapse and Body Image

October 31, 2016 | Mary South

As an intern in residency, I very clearly recall the first time I saw complete uterine prolapse in the emergency room. A woman came in and stated that she had noticed a bulge getting bigger and bigger and now it …


Treatment Options for Prolapse

June 3, 2016 | Mary South

Dr. Mary South discusses how surgery is not always required to treat prolapse and the other options that are available. …


Prolapse: An Overview Video

December 15, 2015 | Dr. Ray Bologna

What is prolapse is and how do you know if you have it? This video addresses the types, causes, and treatment options for prolapse. …


Age – Nothing But a Number

November 6, 2015 | Dr. Ray Bologna

Pelvic Organ Prolapse is literally a situation where the muscles of the pelvic floor let you down. It’s one of many consequences of a weakened or damaged pelvic floor. As the pelvic floor muscles and ligaments holding the organs in …