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I think I have a prolapse I am going to Dr on thurs for va I am 65 but really worried I can feel something in my vagina I can't see it but I can feel it sort of soft. It's very uncomfortable if I have been on my feet all day . I am getting oestrogen from Dr on thurs will this help

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    Hi I had the same thing. Mine was a prolapse in the vagina. I had surgery in 2016 Things are better but my Dr used a sling and now there is a lot of controversy lately about the use of mesh which I am pretty sure he used. Check out exactly how your surgeon will do the surgery Ask lots of questions
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    Is it on front or back wall? Sounds like rectocele (back wall prolapse) or cystocele (front wall) . Or possibly cervical descent if v high up. Lots of info on the APOPS website or join their private facebook group. D books by sherrie palm and muchelle kenway - try Googling them . I'm 57 and my rectocele was soft and sort of spongy and obscuring entrance. Not sure about hormones. I tried pelvic floor exercises for 6 mths and a pessary but neither helped. Also had grade 2 cystocele and cervical descent. Just had surgery without any mesh for all 3. 2 weeks later am tired but fine and hopefully all ok. Arm yourself with info so you can ask questions. Good luck! X

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     I am on 52 years and have had four kids -I started noticing a kind of bulge inside the vagina- it didn't bother me with any sexual activities or when using the bathroom - (I just figured this was normal)until about six months ago when I started having problems urinating - it just seemed that I was not emptying my bladder completely .

     After consulting with a gynecologist she then referred me to a  urologist gynecologist.  He confirmed I had a prolapse and I would require surgery .

    I had a rectocele with a vaginal wall support reconstruction- it turns out I had some major work done and all without an  artificial mesh -

    The recovery Can last up to to 2-3 months- I am only four weeks postop and just had an appointment to confirm I am healing properly !  I don't believe exercises or Estrogen   will  help-

     Ask your doctor what your options are - and good luck !

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    IF you can, get a referral to a urogynocologist
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