What is the best surgery for uterine prolapse?

What is the best surgery for uterine prolapse?

Hysterectomy might be recommended for uterine prolapse in certain instances. A hysterectomy is generally very safe, but with any surgery comes the risk of complications.

How long is recovery from prolapsed uterus surgery?

You may need about 4 to 6 weeks to fully recover from open surgery and 1 to 2 weeks to recover from laparoscopic surgery or vaginal surgery. It is important to avoid heavy lifting while you are recovering, so that your incision can heal.

How long does uterine prolapse surgery take?

The length of operative time for laparoscopic colposuspension can vary greatly (3-5 hours) from patient to patient depending on the internal anatomy, shape of the pelvis, weight of the patient, and presence of scarring or inflammation in the pelvis due to infection or prior abdominal/pelvic surgery.

How long is hospital stay for prolapse surgery?

You’ll usually need to stay in hospital overnight or for a few days. Most women can go home once their bladder is emptying well. In rare cases, you may need a catheter for a week or so. You’ll still be able to go home, but you’ll need to come back in a week or two to have the catheter removed.

Can you wear a pessary forever?

Conclusion: If treatment of POP with a vaginal pessary is successful at 4 weeks, most women will continue to use the pessary over 5 years without a concomitant increase in complications.

Is surgery always needed for uterine prolapse?

Studies show that about 80 percent of prolapse surgeries are still successful after 10 years. About 10 to 20 percent of women will have some movement or bulging again, but it’s usually not enough to need another surgery. Only about two to three percent of women will need a repeat prolapse surgery.

What are the treatment options for uterine prolapse?

This is the most important and obvious – be sure you have an understanding partner.

  • Always empty your bladder before intercourse.
  • Try to avoid fluids just before intercourse.
  • If you think you might need them,use towels,disposable pads,or rubberized sheets to keep the bed dry and fresh.
  • Be calm if you leak.
  • Do Kegel exercises regularly.
  • How to correct a prolapsed uterus?

    Sit with your legs elevated. This can help relieve pain or discomfort.

  • Do Kegel exercises. These exercises strengthen the muscles that hold your uterus in place.
  • Do not strain. Do not lift heavy objects,stand for long periods of time,or strain to have a bowel movement.
  • Maintain a healthy weight. Ask your healthcare provider for a healthy weight for you.
  • How to fix a prolapse without surgery?

    Lifestyle changes. If you do not have any symptoms or the prolapse is mild,making some lifestyle changes may help and could stop the prolapse getting worse.

  • Pelvic floor exercises. Doing pelvic floor exercises will strengthen your pelvic floor muscles and may well relieve your symptoms.
  • Hormone (oestrogen) treatment.
  • Vaginal pessaries.
  • Surgery.