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How can a prolapsed uterus be treated?

My only symptom is urge incontinence which brought me to a urogynecologist. He diagnosed me with prolapsed vagina, prolapsed uterus, rectocoele. Said surgery could fix it all. I did have a cystography and urodynamic test. I m trying a pessary. Another urogynecologist said I have OAB and said surgery wouldn t fix that. Suggests I try medication. Is surgery necessary if I have no other symptoms. I m 76.
Mon, 16 Jul 2018
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Hello and Welcome to ‘Ask A Doctor’ service.
I have reviewed your query and here is my advice.

If it is severe prolapse associated with urine retention may need surgery.If it is mild prolapse with we maintained with intra-vaginal pessary may continue above treatment.

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