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The pelvic floor is a group of muscles and other tissues that form a sling or hammock across the pelvis. In women, it holds the uterus, bladder, bowel, and other pelvic organs in place so that they can work properly. The pelvic floor can become weak or be injured. The main causes are pregnancy and childbirth. Other causes include being overweight, radiation treatment, surgery, and getting older.

Common symptoms include

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  1. Pelvic Support Problems (National Library of Medicine)  
    The pelvic floor is a group of muscles and other tissues that form a sling or hammock across the pelvis. In women, it holds the uterus, bladder, bowel, and ...
  2. Pelvic relaxation - uterine prolapse; Pelvic floor hernia; Prolapsed uterus ... Other things that can cause or lead to uterine prolapse include: Normal aging Lack of estrogen after menopause ...
  3. ClinicalTrials.gov: Uterine Prolapse From the National Institutes of Health (National Institutes of Health)  
  4. Uterine Prolapse (Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research)  
  5. Prevention of Vaginal and Uterine Prolapse (American Urogynecologic Society)  
    Can I Prevent POP? Currently we don’t know the cause of the prolapse and it is probably caused by a combination of things. Because there are probably different ...
  6. Pelvic Support Problems (American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists) - PDF  
    ... organ prolapse? There are many types of prolapse: • Uterine prolapse —The uterus drops into the vagina. • Vaginal vault ... Protrusion of the urethra into the vaginal wall. Uterine Prolapse: Sagging of the uterus into the vagina. Uterus: ...
  7. Hysterectomy (American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists) - PDF  
    ... Uterine fibroids • Endometriosis • Pelvic support problems (such as uterine prolapse ) • Abnormal uterine bleeding • Cancer • Chronic pelvic pain What ... eggs released at ovulation and that produce hormones. Uterine Prolapse: A condition in which the uterus drops down ...
  8. ... with general anesthesia. Another question is, "I have uterine prolapse stage 3. Would I be a candidate for ... another question here. A patient asks, "I have uterine prolapse, stage 3. Would I be a candidate for ...
  9. ... we have for advanced vaginal vault or advanced uterine prolapse, and when we first went in initially it ... with a total or a subtotal hysterectomy for uterine prolapse. Oh, that would be great. I think at ...
  10. Incontinence: Surgical Management (Urology Care Foundation)  
    ... have other conditions like bladder prolapse , rectocele or uterine prolapse that must be treated at the same time. ... prolapse: The protrusion or dropping of the uretus (uterine prolapse), rectum (rectocele) or bladder (cystocele) into the vagina. ...
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