Did the possibility of prolapse following your hysterectomy concern you?


Having a hysterectomy does not mean you will develop pelvic organ prolapse (POP) in the future. Pelvic organ prolapse occurs when the organs and structures in the pelvic region weaken and fall, and some women will be more predisposed to it than others. There are many risk factors for POP including age, obesity, pregnancy, vaginal births, genetics, heavy lifting, straining, chronic cough, smoking, pelvic surgery, and certain health conditions.

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