Gynecologic Health

Premier Health providers answer frequently asked questions about prevention and wellness for women.

Is there a danger that pelvic organ prolapse is an indicator of something else?

Dr. William Rush discusses the relationship between pelvic organ prolapse and other disorders. Click play to watch the video or read the transcript.

 

Pelvic organ prolapse is related to other disorders, but is typically not a sign of another health problem, according to the National Women’s Health Resource CenterOff Site Icon. Pelvic organ prolapse is associated with bladder control and bowel incontinence, but is not believed to be an indicator of other health issues, according to the National Women’s Health Resource Center.

For more information about pelvic organ prolapse and related conditions, talk to your doctor.

Learn more:

Source: Rashmi Bolinjkar, MD, Upper Valley Womens Center; Jeremy Crouch, MD, Womens Health Specialists and Midwives of Dayton; Heather Hilkowitz, MD, Hilltop Obstetrics and Gynecology; Amanda Fox, CNP, Dulan and Moore Dulan Family Wellness Center; Kathryn Lorenz, MD, Hyatt Family Care; William Rush, MD, Lifestages Samaritan Centers for Women; Jerome Yaklic, MD, Wright State Physicians Obstetrics and Gynecology; Mansi Amin, DO, SureCare Medical Center; Amy Renshaw, MD, Center for Womens Health and Wellness; J. Scott Bembry, Premier OB/GYN; L. William Rettig, III, MD,Lifestages Centers for Women; Elyse Weber, PA, Lifestages Centers for Women; Rhonda Washington, MD, Center for Womens Health and Wellness; Stacy Hudepohl, CNM, Center for Womens Health and Wellness; Larry Holland, DO, Premier Womens Center

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