Pelvic organ prolapseOverview

Pelvic organ prolapse is when 1 or more of the organs in the pelvis slip down from their normal position and bulge into the vagina.

overview

Pelvic organ prolapse is where organs like the womb or bladder move out of place and press on your vagina.

symptoms

Symptoms of pelvic organ prolapse include discomfort in your vagina, a bulge or lump in your vagina and needing to pee more than usual.

treatments_overview

Treatments for pelvic organ prolapse include pelvic floor exercises, hormone medicines and sometimes surgery.

causes

Things that can cause a pelvic organ prolapse include pregnancy and childbirth, going through the menopause and being overweight.

Page last reviewed: 07/08/2019
Next review due: 07/08/2022