Pelvic Organ Prolapse

If the uterus, bladder, vagina and bowel slips out of position, this is referred to as a prolapse. It is caused when the supporting ligaments and fascia become weak, allowing one or more of the organs to drop.


  • Women with minor degree of prolapse have little to no symptoms
  • Lump in or outside the vagina
  • Heavy, dragging feeling
  • Urinary Symptoms such as frequency and incomplete bladder emptying
  • Issues with intercourse
  • Bowel problems like difficulty moving or incomplete emptying


  • No treatment required for some
  • Pessary
  • Surgery – usually requires repair of damaged fascia and ligaments

Note: We DO NOT use MESH for repair of prolapse