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What is Uterine prolapse?

16:20 - 6 May , 2021


It refers to a gynecological problem, where the uterus, due to muscle weakness, cannot remain in place and collapses, placing significant pressure on the vagina.

Potential risks:

This anomaly tends to appear more frequently in women who have had natural deliveries and tends to be more recurrent over the years. Other types of health problems such as being overweight, obesity, or different hormonal problems, can increase the risk of their appearance. 

Signs and symptoms Uterine prolapse

The most common symptoms include pelvic pain or discomfort, as well as increased vaginal discharge and/or bleeding.

Diagnosis and treatment Uterine prolapse

Your ABC doctor will perform a pelvic examination to make an accurate diagnosis and will recommend the most appropriate treatment according to the severity of the case. In some cases, surgery will be necessary to reposition the fallen uterus, while, in most cases, a more conservative treatment with medications to reduce discomfort may be enough. 

At ABC Medical Center we have a team of experts in the various branches of gynecology ready to serve you with world-class quality and safety standards, as well as the humane treatment and warmth that characterizes us. Come to us and you will receive the best care available in Mexico and Latin America.

We are pioneers in gynecologic laparoscopy, which allows us to offer you the best treatment options, with shorter hospitalization times, as well as a faster and less painful recovery, taking care of the aesthetic aspect with smaller scars than open surgeries. We offer you robot-assisted gynecologic surgeries, being an even less invasive and more precise procedure that provides benefits such as:

20% of the total robot surgeries of ABC Medical Center correspond to this specialty, which places us as a cutting-edge institution with vast experience and leadership in the field for the benefit of our patients.


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