Vaginal Prolapse (cont.)
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When to Seek Medical Care
Any woman who experiences symptoms that may indicate a vaginal prolapse should contact her doctor. A vaginal prolapse is rarely a life-threatening condition. However, most prolapses gradually worsen and can only be corrected with intravaginal pessaries or surgery. Thus, timely medical care is recommended to evaluate for and to prevent problematic symptoms and complications caused by weakening tissue and muscle in the vagina.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 11/6/2014
George Lazarou, MD, FACOG
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