Is treatment for a fallen bladder painful?


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Treatment for mild to moderate cases of prolapsed bladder may be uncomfortable for some women but are typically not painful, according to WebMD. The treatments usually include activity modification, Kegel exercises, and the insertion of a pessary device into the vagina to hold the bladder in place.

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More advanced stages of prolapsed bladder can require surgical correction, notes WebMD. Surgery can be performed through the vagina while the woman is placed under general, regional or local anesthesia. For smaller surgeries, patients go home the very same day. After surgery, most women can expect to return to normal activity within six weeks, but some surgeons recommend that strenuous activity be reduced for up to six months.

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