What are the early signs of a prolapsed bladder?
Some of the early signs of a prolapsed bladder can include: urinary frequency and urgency, sensation of incomplete bladder emptying, difficulty urinating and pelvic pressure.
Are there any options for vaginal atrophy?
There are some over-the-counter lubricants that can alleviate the symptoms of vaginal atrophy. There are also vaginal inserts and creams, which require a prescription from your provider. Some patients may also be a candidate for the vaginal laser procedure, Mona Lisa Touch.
Kegel exercises, if done correctly, can help strengthen the pelvic floor. They may help patients with symptoms of over-active bladder, certain types of urinary incontinence and early stages of pelvic organ prolapse. What causes urinary incontinence?
There are many causes for urinary incontinence, including having a urinary tract infection, loss of pelvic support and over activity of the bladder muscles. Some risk factors for urinary incontinence include childbirth, chronic cough and obesity.