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Should I talk to my doctor about my uterine prolapse symptoms?

Dr. Jeanne Morrison, PhD
Family Practitioner
If you have symptoms of uterine prolapse you should contact your doctor. Your doctor will be able to confirm the diagnosis and determine if you are one of the rare women whose prolapse is caused by a tumor. If you have mild symptoms, your doctor will probably not recommend specific treatment. However, your doctor will be able to discuss ways to try to prevent it from progressing. If you have symptoms that are very bothersome to you or if your uterus is extending beyond your body, your doctor will be able to arrange for the appropriate and specific treatment.

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