Prolapse

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How To Diagnose Pelvic Organ Prolapse

Women are often cautioned about monitoring their own health by conducting self-exams like monthly breast checks. But there are times when you may not be certain what’s wrong, and you’re ...
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Can Pelvic Organ Prolapse Go Away On Its Own?

Discovering you have pelvic organ prolapse may give rise to negative emotions, and raise a lot of questions. You might be worried, upset and anxious. You’re likely wondering about exercise, ...
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Can I Run With Pelvic Organ Prolapse?

Exercise is good for everyone, but you may wonder whether you should be running if you have pelvic organ prolapse. Women suffering with prolapse want to stay healthy. Those who ...
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How Common is Pelvic Organ Prolapse?

Women who have Pelvic Organ Prolapse often feel like they are suffering alone. Pelvic Organ Prolapse (POP) is the term used to describe the condition when your uterus, bladder, or ...
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Can You Get Pregnant With Pelvic Organ Prolapse

Lots of women have pelvic organ prolapse (POP). And lots of women with the condition also want to get pregnant, leading to the next logical question: can you get pregnant ...
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Can Pelvic Organ Prolapse Cause Fatigue?

Pelvic organ prolapse (POP) is a very common condition. In fact, research suggests that 20% of women will receive surgery for POP or stress incontinence by the time they reach ...
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Tampons and Pelvic Organ Prolapse FAQ

Pelvic organ prolapse, or POP, is a very common condition that affects about 50% of women in the U.S. 1 and up to 70% of women wear tampons at least ...
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What should I do when I am experiencing Pelvic Organ Prolapse?

Question: My pelvic floor is shot. My bladder is in my vagina. What do I do?  Answer from Dr. Daniel Gruber, urogynecologist from Sibley Memorial Hospital in Washington D.C., part ...
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Treatment Options for Severe Pelvic Organ Prolapse

Sometimes, pelvic organ prolapse (POP) is mild and undetectable, and women don’t realize they are experiencing it until they have a scheduled pap test. For other women, the symptoms may ...
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Would you recommend surgery on a rectocele if you're planning on having another baby?

Question: “Would you recommend surgery on a rectocele if you’re planning to have another baby?” Answer from Dr. Daniel Gruber, urogynecologist from Sibley Memorial Hospital in Washington D.C., part of ...

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