What are Pelvic Organ Prolapse Symptoms?
If a woman has pelvic organ prolapse, she may have one or more of the following symptoms:
- Protrusion of tissue or a bulge in the vagina or rectum
- Pelvic pressure
- Urinary symptoms such as slow urinary stream, a feeling of incomplete bladder emptying, urinary frequency or urgency, and stress urinary incontinence (leaking with laughing, coughing and sneezing)
- Bowel symptoms, such as difficulty moving the bowels, a feeling of stool being trapped near the opening of the anus, needing to press on the vaginal wall to empty the bowel, or accidental bowel leakage
- Discomfort with vaginal intercourse