Causes and symptoms of uterine prolapse

“Uterine prolapse occurs when the muscles and tissues in a woman’s pelvis weaken, letting the uterus drop down into the pelvis,” said Dr. Guy V. BlumhagenGynecologist at ARC Seton Northwest, in this recent podcast of the ARC Healthcare Minute.

Dr. Blumhagen discussed some of the symptoms of uterine prolapse, saying, and “Some symptoms include leakage of urine, fullness in the pelvis, bulging, lower back pain, and constipation.” He adds, “If you experience any of these symptoms and think you might have uterine prolapse, please visit your gynecologist to get a correct diagnosis and treatment plan.”

If you would like to make an appointment with Dr. Blumhagen, call ARC Seton Northwest at 512-338-8181 or go online.

For more health tips from ARC doctors, tune into the weekly ARC Healthcare Minute which airs on KLBJ News Radio 590AM/99FM on weekdays at 7:29am and 8:29am.

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