Vaginal Prolapse

Vaginal or uterine prolapse occurs when the vagina slips out of position. This is common in women with multiple vaginal deliveries during childbirth, who have gone through menopause, are overweight, or are smokers. The chances of developing vaginal prolapse also increase with aging.

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Why are my vaginal walls lying outward?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 27 years old. My vaginal lips look wide with skin falling outside and also get dry early. Is there any reason why the vagina walls are lying outward? It is just because of sex or some hereditary issue?   Read Full »

Dr. R Balakrishnan Menon

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I would like to put forth a few features or symptoms to differentiate normal from pathological labial hypertrophy or vaginal wall enlargement. If wall prolapse is painful or tender, associated with excessive vaginal discharge, especially yellow or greenish color, fo...  Read Full »

What are the symptoms of prolapsed bladder?

Query: Hello doctor, I have attached photographs. Please have a look at it and please do say if this is a normal looking vagina. Is that a prolapsed bladder sticking out or part of my vagina?  Read Full »

Dr. Zubayeralam

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Thanks for the query. I can understand your concern. According to the picture provided here (attachments removed to protect the patient's identity), you are suffering from the tissue protruding from the vagina due to many causes. It may have resulted from the prolapse...  Read Full »

If I have vaginal prolapse, will I be fitted with a pessary the day of discovery or on the another day?

Query: Hello doctor, If I have vaginal prolapse, will I be fitted with a pessary the day of discovery or will I be told to return another day? I am not really sure if you have a uterine prolapse but I seem to have several similar symptoms which includes, the feeling that you are sitting on a ball, increas...  Read Full »

Dr. Nadia Khan

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Yes, they may treat prolapse with pessary on the same day. As this is not a lengthy procedure, pessary insertion takes a few minutes to be done. But delays can be expected just in case a right size and shaped (according to your vagina size) pessary is not available ...  Read Full »

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