Pelvic Organ Prolapse (cont.)
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When To Call a Doctor
Call your doctor to schedule an appointment if:
Watchful waiting is a period of time during which you and your doctor observe your symptoms or condition without using medical treatment. This period may vary from a few days to weeks, months, or years. If you have been diagnosed with pelvic organ prolapse and you do not have symptoms, or if you have mild symptoms that are not interfering with your daily activities, you may wish to try watchful waiting. Many women who have pelvic organ prolapse do not have symptoms and therefore do not require treatment.
If you have symptoms, such as a feeling of pressure in your vagina, schedule an appointment with your doctor.
Who To See
Your doctor can evaluate symptoms caused by pelvic organ prolapse. Pelvic organ prolapse can be diagnosed and treated by the following health professionals:
To prepare for your appointment, see the topic Making the Most of Your Appointment.
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