Womb prolapse is a condition in which pelvic muscles and ligaments stretch out and weaken to a great extent, consulting a gynecologist at the earliest is wise. Otherwise, the condition worsens and It results in inadequate support to the uterus causing its dislocation. At times it slips down and protrudes out of the vagina causing excruciating pain or untimely death in the worst cases. Heaviness in the pelvic area and discomfort while moving the body may be early symptoms of uterine or womb prolapse. If a woman notices these abnormal changes in her body, then it is wise to consult a gynaecologist as early as possible. Otherwise, the condition worsens and becomes life-threatening.
Many times, womb prolapse causes miscarriages, irregular periods, and other uterine problems. However, due to unawareness, most women remain uncured and cannot conceive throughout their lives.It generally affects women in the post-menstrual phase of life or those who’ve had one or two vaginal deliveries. During such deliveries estrogen flows out in huge quantities which is another major cause of womb prolapse. The supportive tissues get damaged during these deliveries thereby dislocating of the uterus from its original location.
Apart from this reason, womb prolapse may also be caused by happens due to intense labor pain and exhaustion during their vaginal deliveries. To ease the process, doctors inject anesthesia at the patient’s buttocks or lower back, so she bears the labor pain without being deadly fatigued. Doctors also educate patients about various exercises which help strengthening of the pelvic muscles in a natural way.
A few more common symptoms include recurrent infections, urinary frequency, urgency and incontinency in urination. At times, women may feel cervix dropping sensations as if something is falling or coming out of their vaginal opening, but nothing as such takes place. If one notices these symptoms, consulting a doctor immediately is a wise choice. Early treatments helps in preventing severe prolapse conditions. With the help of the latest technologies and advanced medical treatments, surgeons offer many surgical treatments to cure womb prolapse which are available at various clinics in Singapore and all across the globe. However, Singapore stands atop the list of countries that offer effective and convenient treatments for this disease.
Initially, doctors prescribe medicines, home remedies and exercises for natural healing of pelvic muscles. However, hysterectomy and hesteropexy are the two surgical treatments, doctors prescribe when medicines don’t work. Hesteropexy, is a 5 hour surgical procedures for womb prolapse by which pelvic muscles are strengthened. Furthermore, hysterectomy is a womb removal treatment suitable for patients with no positive results from Forom medication or Hesteropexy surgery. Hysterectomy is the last option to strengthen weak pelvic muscles and stop frequent uterus dislocations.
Most of the surgical procedures result in post-surgical complications. Some of these include vaginal infection, which is a common post surgical effect found in most patients. Suture disruption, vault prolapse, urinary incontinence, early menopause, and irregular periods are a few more post-surgical effects of uterine prolapse surgery. All these complications are medically curable and doctors also educate their patients on how to cure these complications by taking up some regular exercise and better lifestyle.
Tedious household jobs, mental stress, improper diet and having too much of antibiotics, birth control pills or sleeping pills can also affect the hormonal balance resulting in weakening of pelvic muscles. To cure womb prolapse, one should consult a gynecologist at the earliest.
Dr. Christopher NG, owner of GynaeMD Women’s & Rejuvenation Clinic, is a renowned gynecologist and obstetrician in Singapore. This article written by her tells about womb prolapse (a life threatening disease affecting many women) and its treatments available at her clinic. Find more information here : http://www.gynaemd.com.sg/gynaecology_urogynaecology.html