Female Reproductive System Disorders

Is it safe to have sex if I have a pelvic prolapse?

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  • AShelley Giebel, MD, OBGYN (Obstetrics & Gynecology), answered on behalf of MDLIVE

    As other experts have stated, it is safe to have sex with prolapse.  It is important to first empty the bladder and bowels before intercourse because sometimes leakage can occur when the vagina is put back in place.

  • AMehmet Oz, MD, Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease), answered
    Sex with Pelvic Prolapse
    It is safe to have sex if you have a pelvic prolapse, although it may be uncomfortable. Learn more this video with Dr. Oz, Dr. Elizabeth Mueller, Dr. MaryPat Fitzgerald, and Dr. Kimberly Kenton.

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