Dr. Sandmann has a very good bed side manner…he doesn’t beat around the bush so you know exactly what’s going on from start to finish. I think that’s very important with woman’s health.Susan K.
What is Bladder Prolapse?
Prolapsed Bladder is a condition where the wall of the vagina, which supports the bladder, can weaken causing the bladder to prolapse or bulge into the vagina. There are 4 stages of a prolapsed bladder from 1 which is mild, up to a 4 which is severe. Only a diagnosis from a doctor can determine how severe the prolapse is and a proper plan of treatment.
What Causes Bladder Prolapse?
Factors commonly associated with causing a prolapsed bladder are those that weaken the pelvic floor muscles and ligaments such as:
- Lifting heavy objects
- Prolonged straining from constipation
Symptoms of Prolapsed Bladder
Because many women’s daily routines are impacted by bladder prolapse it is important to recognize the possible symptoms. The symptoms of a prolapsed bladder may include:
- pain or discomfort in the pelvic area
- tissue in the vagina area
- difficulty in urinating
- urine leakage during coughing or sneezing
- lower back pain
- pain during intercourse
Treating a Prolapsed Bladder
Treatments for a prolapsed bladder depends on the severity of the prolapse. A severe prolapse may require surgery to repair the prolapse.
Schedule An Appointment
To schedule an appointment with our McKinney Urogynecologist, call our clinic at (972) 961-9300.