In very severe cases of vaginal prolapse, surgical interventions such as vaginal hysterectomy may be used. In addition, there is a device called a pessary that is placed inside the vagina and supports the uterus. However, it is best to try to prevent any risk factors to avoid uterine prolapse.
Some of the tips are to perform Kegel exercises daily to strengthen the muscles and ligaments of the pelvic area, lead a healthy lifestyle with a diet rich in fiber. In this way, the woman will be fit and the possibility of constipation will be reduced.
Read the full article on: Uterine Prolapse – Symptoms, Stages & Treatment ( 57).
By Paloma de la Fuente Vaquero M.D., Ph.D., M.Sc. (gynecologist), Rubén Baltá I Arandes M.D. (gynecologist), Sarai Arrones BSc, MSc (embryologist) and Romina Packan (invitra staff).
Last Update: 02/17/2021