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A patient undergoing cystocele or rectocele surgery does not feel pain during the procedure because local or general anesthesia is administered prior to the surgery. However, patients experience vaginal discomfort for up... More »

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Surgical techniques to repair a cystocele include tightening the muscles and ligaments of the pelvic floor and removing any excess tissue, Mayo Clinic explains. When the vaginal tissue is very thin, surgeons may also per... More »

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Cystocele and rectocele repair surgeries are procedures to repair pelvic organ prolapse that usually occurs as a result of vaginal delivery, reports WebMD. Doctors can repair both conditions during the same surgery, appr... More »

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Nausea, dry mouth, vomiting, sore throat, shivering, sleepiness, mild hoarseness and pain are side effects of anesthesia following surgery, according to the Mayo Clinic. The probability of any of these side effects occur... More »

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Urinary incontinence and fistula formation are possible complications in both cystocele and prolapsed uterus surgery, states WebMD. Rectal prolapse surgery risks include bleeding, bowel obstruction, infection, and damage... More »

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Patients undergoing surgery to repair a posterior prolapse, also called a rectocele, should expect some bleeding in the days following surgery, and need a urinary catheter for five days after surgery, says Memorial Sloan... More »

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Rectal prolapse surgery is performed abdominally either through a large incision or by laparoscopic methods, according to Mayo Clinic. It can also be performed through the perineum, the region around the anus. The proced... More »

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