Vaginal Prolapse (cont.)
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What Are the Symptoms of Vaginal Prolapse?
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The symptoms most commonly associated with a vaginal prolapse depend on the type of vaginal prolapse present. The most common symptom of all types of vaginal prolapse is the sensation that tissues or structures in the vagina are out of place. Some women describe the feeling as "something coming down" or as a dragging sensation. This may involve a protrusion or pressure in the area of the sensation. Generally, the more advanced the prolapse, the more severe the symptoms.
The following are general symptoms that may be seen with of all types of vaginal prolapse:
Some women who develop a vaginal prolapse do not experience symptoms.
Last Reviewed 11/17/2017
George Lazarou, MD, FACOG
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