Vaginal prolapse

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I have a prolapsed Uterus and I am waiting for a consultation.

in the meantime, can I excercise or is it dangerous?

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    just avoid core exercises and anything that puts pressure on your pelvic floor. No running squats lunges etc. Have been in your position had surgery and this is what the consultant told me

    Good luck Sylvia x

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      hi Julie thank you for replying. its taken a while to find a decent site.

      i suppose its common sense really but im finding it hard to stay fit.

      thanks again. i hope you are doing well after surgery

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    hi SYLVIA, sorry to hear you're having problems. I'm not a doctor ( i am a retired nurse who has had problems with prolapse myself so my response is based on being a patient not a professional). ANY high impact exercise like running, jogging, star jumping during aerobics for example will make your condition worse so is not recommended. you could still do gentle exercise such as swimming or cycling and i would recommend you do pelvic floor exercises at least 3 times a day (10 reps for each cycle). try to avoid undue crouching/ bending or standing for too long too.

    I've had previous prolapse repair 3 yrs ago then a hysterectomy 6months ago as first surgery failed....and I'm still having problems so good luck with resolving yours.

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      Hi Shirley

      thank you for replying. i guess its common sense really but some sites go on about losing weight and excercising so much im getting paranoid!

      sorry to hear you are still not doing so well? it must be very frustrating after so much intervention. i suppose ive got all that ahead of me.

      i am also disadvantaged because ive had 2 major ops for pagets disease of the vulva. So my pelvic floor is compromised anyway.

      however, ill try my best.

      thanks again and I hope you start to feel a bit better or get some good treatment

      best wishes

      sylvia

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      Hi Sylvia & Shirley, Very complete response, just wanted to add...no bearing down or straining(if you have constipation, seek a solution for that) also, NO lifting of any kind...stick to no more than 5lbs!! The pelvic floor exercises should be specifically KEGEL exercises & done correctly(it may take a bit to get it right, do them laying down, until you get it right...you don't want it to be like straining/bearing down)...Good Luck & Best Wishes to you both, hope there are solutions to this, I am awaiting a consult for bladder prolapse(probably surgical) so I feel for you both!!!💒🎶🌈♾🐾🍀☮

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    hi SYLVIA sorry that you have underlying problems too. Hopefully your treatment will be successful, I've just been very unlucky i think and under normal circumstances i would have been seen and probably more sorted by now if it wasn't for the lockdown situation. its very frustrating isnt it. good luck for your future. x

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