A dropped bladder, also called prolapsed bladder or cystocele, is a medical condition that affects the urinary bladder and the vagina. In women, the front wall of the vagina supports the bladder. Significant bodily stress such as childbirth can damage this part of the vaginal wall. If it deteriorates enough, the bladder can prolapse, meaning it is no longer supported and descends into the vagina. Other causes include aging, strenuous lifting, chronic coughing and chronic constipation which can weaken the pelvic muscles. Because a dropped bladder can interfere with the ability to control urinary function and cause uncomfortable symptoms that affect sexual function, proper treatment is important.
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What causes your bladder to drop?
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After having aortic valve replacement surgery you will recover in the hospital until you are healthy enough to go home. Depending on your overall health, you will likely go home a few days after surgery.
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