5 main issues of genital prolapse

Written by: Dr. Carlos Rioja Sanz
Published: | Updated: 14/11/2018
Edited by: Roser Bernés Ubasos


What is genital prolapse?

Prolapse of pelvic organs (POP) is a condition that affects the uterus, bladder and rectum. Is the loss of efficiency of supporting structures resulting output these organs (as a hernia) through the vagina.

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What degrees of severity has genital prolapse?

Depending on the degree of fall of these organs, Urology is classified into four grades:• Grade One lower intensity• Grade two of moderate intensity• four intense grades three and


What are the symptoms of genital prolapse and how they affect everyday life?

Usually they cause local discomfort in the pelvic area, which increase when the patient stays for a while standing or walking.

Similarly functional alterations as urinary incontinence and sexual disorders and intestinal nature may occur.


What is the treatment of genital prolapse?

Grades lower intensity can be treated reinforcing structures through physiotherapy and rehabilitation. The larger or more severe grades are treated surgically repairing techniques support mechanisms of these structures.


Does genital prolapse be prevented?

To prevent genital prolapse is very important pelvic rehabilitation after childbirth.


Edited by Roser Berner Ubasos.

*Translated with Google translator. We apologize for any imperfection

By Dr. Carlos Rioja Sanz

Dr. Carlos Rioja Sanz is a prestigious urologist with more than 35 years of experience. His scientific activity and clinical care has evolved into two lines; minimally invasive surgery and incontinence pelvic-floor. It was one of the pioneers with IAUA group at national level in the implementation of lithotripsy, a milestone that revolutionized urology. It is one of the three urologists who are part of the section of Urology Sagasta Polyclinic, which possess one of the five green laser latest generation currently in Spain for interventions Benign hyperplasia (BPH).

*Translated with Google translator. We apologize for any imperfection

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