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Uterine prolapse

Uterine prolapse.

A uterine prolapse occurs when the muscles and tissues that hold the uterus in place get weak or damaged. This can cause the uterus to move from its normal position and press down into the vagina.

Current as of: February 11, 2021

Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review:
Sarah Marshall MD - Family Medicine
Martin J. Gabica MD - Family Medicine
Kathleen Romito MD - Family Medicine
Femi Olatunbosun MB, FRCSC - Obstetrics and Gynecology
JoLynn Montgomery PA - Family Medicine