Uterine prolapse is serious, not because it uncharacteristically causes major medical problems, but because it gradually steals an individual’s life away. As the prolapse deteriorates, the symptoms upsurge. Many individuals start to limit what they do to assuage the symptoms.
Uterine prolapse is often related with prolapse of other pelvic organs. You may experience:
Severe uterine prolapse can dislocate part of the vaginal lining, triggering it to obtrude outside the body. Vaginal tissue that rubs against clothing can result in vaginal sores (ulcers.) Seldom, the sores can become infested.
You might not be able to avert uterine prolapse, but you can lessen your risk by:
In cases where the prolapse is minor or not troublesome to the patient, no treatment might be essential. Pelvic floor muscle exercises (Kegel exercises) fortify the pelvic floor muscles that support the uterus and might be helpful for some patients.