prolapse diagnosis

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I am just wondering what the usual process is for diagnosing a prolapse. I have been referred for an internal ultrasound, but I have been told that this cannot be detected by ultrasound - would an MRI scan be more appropriate, or should I just opt straight for physiotherapy? I am not sure on what route to take.

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    Which type of prolapse are you talking about? An internal ultrasound can give the consultant a very good idea what is happening to the organs that may be prolapsed, so dont miss out on the test. A CT scan may be the next imaging to have.

    Its usually your description of the problem and a manual examination that gives the clues.

    Specialised physio is always a good idea whatever route you take, especially before any surgery. It tones up the surrounding muscles and gives a much better recovery rate. It will also show you the correct way of toning those pelvic floor muscles, so you can continue after any surgery.

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