What is vaginal prolapse?

Vaginal prolapse is a common condition that affect women.

Vaginal prolapse is usually caused by the supporting tissues of the pelvic floor becoming weak. This can be a result of pregnancy, childbirth, obesity or heavy lifting. It is estimated to affect up to 30% of all women and 50% of all women who have given birth.

Symptoms Of Vaginal Prolapse

It is common for most women to not notice signs of a vaginal prolapse occurring, or not have any symptoms. Some of the symptoms to look out for include:

·      A strong sensation of heavy pulling from the pelvis

·      Lower back pain when lying down

·      Difficulty with bowel movements – including passing urine

·      Constipation

Treatment For Vaginal Prolapse

Here at Dr Mirjana Janjic’s practice, Dr Janjic and her experienced team offer ProlapsLase as an effective treatment option. Not only is it safe, but it is well-tolerated and has minimal side effects. This treatment involves using an Er YAG Laser.

The process of Vaginal Prolapse treatment includes:

Initial Consultation – During the initial consultation with Dr Janjic, she will sit down with you and go through your medical history, as well as performing an assessment to determine whether this treatment is appropriate for your current situation.

Next Visiting – When you attend the practice for your next appointment, the treatment will begin using the ProlapsLase Medical Laser. Depending on how severe the prolapse is, up to 5 treatments may be required. This will be discussed during the initial consultation visit. It is estimated that each treatment will take around 60 minutes to complete.

Post-treatment – Since there is very little downtime, you can continue with your daily routine straight after the treatment. You many notice some sensitivity and transparent discharge during the next 2 to 3 days. It is recommended that you avoid any heavy lifting or excessive exercising until after 3 weeks post-treatment.

Other more traditional treatment options are also available. These include vaginal pessaries and surgical repair of the pelvic structures.

Vaginal Prolapse Treatment At Dr Mirjana Janjic’s Practice

If you are beginning to notice symptoms of Vaginal Prolapse, contact us and one of our experienced team members will organize an appointment with Dr Mirjana Janjic.

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