What Does Prolapse Feel Like?


Can a prolapse correct itself?

Prolapsed organs cannot heal themselves, and most worsen over time. Several treatments are available to correct a prolapsed bladder.

Is a prolapse dangerous?

If you have pelvic organ prolapse, you’ll notice a bulge at the opening of the vagina. The bulge isn’t dangerous, but it can be very uncomfortable. When the prolapse pulls the bladder downward, it bends the ureter (the tube through which urine exits the body). As a result, you might have trouble urinating fully.

Can a prolapse make you feel tired?

Pelvic organ prolapse can produce varying degrees of discomfort and a variety of symptoms. The most common complaints are leg fatigue, low back pain, and a feeling of pelvic pressure, or bearing down. Prolapse of the bladder, urethra, or uterus can cause stress urinary incontinence and difficulty starting to urinate.

What does pelvic organ prolapse feel like?

Women with pelvic organ prolapse may feel uncomfortable pressure during physical activity or sex. Other symptoms of pelvic organ prolapse include: Seeing or feeling a bulge or “something coming out” of the vagina. A feeling of pressure, discomfort, aching, or fullness in the pelvis.