What are the Treatment Options of Uterus Prolapse?

The organs of the pelvis i.e. the zone of the body between the hip bones include the vagina, cervix, uterus, bladder, urethra, intestines and rectum. These organs are clasped in place by a cluster of muscles and other tissue. When this support system becomes strained or torn, it permits pelvic organs to slip out of their normal places or droop down (prolapse).


Pelvic floor muscles can become feeble for a number of reasons:

  • pregnancy
  • factors associated to delivery, including trauma, delivering a big baby or having a vaginal delivery
  • getting older, particularly after menopause, when levels of circulating estrogen decrease
  • recurrent hefty lifting
  • straining during bowel movements
  • chronic coughing
  • a history of pelvic operation
  • genetic aspects leading to weakened connective tissue


A healthcare provider will ask about symptoms and implement a physical inspection. While inspecting the pelvis, the provider will gauge for organ placement and vaginal tone. An ultrasound or MRI might help evaluate the severity of the prolapse.

What is the treatment for uterus prolapse?

Treatment depends on the phase and severity of the prolapse. Some approaches can decrease the risk of uterine prolapse developing and stop it from deteriorating. These include:

  • carrying out Kegel exercises regularly and properly
  • averting and treating constipation
  • avoiding hefty lifting
  • using right body mechanics whenever lifting is essential
  • managing chronic coughing
  • maintaining a healthy weight via diet and workout
  • considering estrogen replacement therapy during menopause

If the prolapse exhibits signs of worsening, other kinds of treatment might be essential.