bladder Prolapse

Under normal conditions in women, the bladder is held in place by a "hammock" of supportive pelvic floor muscles and tissue. When these tissues are stretched and/or become weak, the bladder can drop and bulge through this layer and into the vagina. This results in bladder prolapse, also called cystocele. In severe cases, the prolapsed bladder can appear at the opening of the vagina.

Sometimes it can even protrude (drop) through the vaginal opening. Bladder prolapse is common in women. The symptoms of bladder prolapse can be bothersome but it can be treated.

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Tests for bladder prolapse

Tests that may be carried out to confirm or reject a diagnosis of bladder prolapse, depending on your symptoms, are: 

  • pelvic ultrasound to exclude any masses or cysts putting pressure on the bladder

  • urodynamics – a test of bladder function and to assess different types of incontinence

  • a bladder scan to measure residual urine – urine left in the bladder after emptying

  • a midstream urine test to exclude urinary tract infection

  • magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) – in some cases.

Diagnosis of bladder prolapse

Bladder prolapse is diagnosed by: 

  • medical history – including checking for possible risk factors

  • physical vaginal examination (internal examination) – to allow assessment of the degree of prolapse, pelvic floor muscle function,  presence of any other prolapse and other abnormalities in the pelvis, such as tumours or masses.

Self-care for bladder prolapse

  • Not lifting objects that weigh more than 5kg, including children

  • Daily exercise to help keep your bowel movements regular, but avoiding heavy weight training, sit-ups and high-impact exercise. 

  • When exercising in the gym, avoiding weight-training that causes you to hold your breath or strain. It’s best to reduce the weight size and increase repetitions. Walking on a treadmill, with or without an incline, is a suitable exercise

  • Increasing the fibre in your diet to prevent constipation – 30g of fibre daily is recommended. Just one instance of straining can worsen bladder prolapse

  • Drinking six to eight glasses of fluid each day. Not drinking enough can make stools hard, dry and difficult to pass.

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