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Monthly Archives: August 2015

You are not alone

You are not alone. If you suffer from urinary incontinence or pelvic organ prolapse, you are not alone. Recent research indicates that women with pelvic floor disorders are not alone. A large analysis of women in the United States looked … Continue reading

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Question from a patient: I have pressure in the uterus area, which seems less after urinating. Could I be dealing with a fallen uterus?

A fallen uterus (also called uterine prolapse) can occur when the normal suspensory ligaments that support the uterus weaken. These ligaments, the uterosacral ligaments can be stretched with vaginal childbirth, weaken with age or be stretched with conditions that put … Continue reading

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What is the mesh controversy?

If you watch TV you may have seen commercials about lawsuits regarding vaginal mesh. What is the mesh controversy? The term “mesh” refers to a synthetic product used in surgical procedures. These can be made from various materials but the … Continue reading

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