Ptosis and loss of sexual organs

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What is it?

Testes women have sufficient mobility. Therefore possible that such anomalies of the uterus and vagina, as ptosis and prolapse of the uterus.

Distinguish prolapse of the uterus, complete and incomplete prolapse uterus. With the omission of the uterus moves down, but not out of thesexual gap. With a partial loss straining shows the cervix, and with the full roll of all uterus is outside. The omission of sexual organs leads to a deterioration of their blood supply, which is accompanied by trophic changes. The mucous membranes are dry, atrophic, with ulcers.

The main cause of ptosis and loss of sexual organs is the weakness of the pelvic floor muscles and ligaments of the uterus. This often occurs after birth (especially the larger children), surgery, tears and cuts the crotch.

Contributing factors are:

  • obesity;
  • hard physical labor;
  • constipation;
  • improper management of post-partum period.

Because the disease begins quietly, slowly progressing, complaints are often lacking. And crucial to the diagnosis of a scheduled gynecological examination.

In marked prolapse or vaginal prolapse of the uterus and the woman concerned:

  • sense of "foreign body" in the crotch area;
  • dragging pain in the abdomen;
  • lower back and rump;
  • frequent urination (incontinence or urine);
  • difficulty emptying the bowel.

Diagnosis and treatment

Diagnoses omission or loss of sexual organs gynecologist for routine inspection. Patients with minor omission genitals shown therapeutic exercise designed to strengthen the abdominal muscles and the pelvic girdle. It is advisable to change the way of life on a more regular and wearing a bandage.

In severe forms of the disease treatment is performed surgically. A number of different techniques allows you to choose for every woman the best option, given the general state of the patient, her age, marital status. Before the surgery locally (in the vagina) is prescribed antiseptics, estrogens, means to support the restoration of the damaged mucosa.

Ptosis and loss prevention genitals are correct management of labor and the postpartum period, a healthy diet, light exercise.

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