Treatment and Prevention of Prolapse
Unless the patient is symptomatic, mild degrees of prolapse may not require treatment. Symptomatic prolapse may be managed conservatively or surgically. Non-surgical therapies that may benefit the patient with prolapse include oestrogen replacement therapy, pelvic muscle exercises (“Kegels”) and biofeedback, and support of the prolapse with a pessary. Surgery may be performed by either the vaginal or abdominal route.
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