• Prolapse - The hidden epidemic women needs to speak up about.

    by Prema Kothandaraman M.D
    on May 14th, 2018

Pelvic organ prolapse – when a woman’s bladder, uterus, or rectum falls down through the vaginal canal – affects millions of women in America, and becomes more likely the older they get. It severely limits their ability to enjoy life to its fullest. The patients that come to our clinic have  shared how limiting their physical and social abilities were for decades. Still many don't seek treatment right away. One of our patients even shared how her male primary doctor pretty much told her that she just has to live that condition!

It is not just the uterus, bladder or rectum bulging out of their vagina, but the associated incontinence severely limits their life. I encourage all women in their 50s and have any symptoms of incontinence and/or any bulging to seek medical help. Check out the video testimonials in this website from numerous patients of our clinic who shared their experience. 

One thing that is consistent is how much their life changed for better and most wish that they had seeked help earlier. 

Here is a great article on the same topic from Washington post The hidden medical epidemic few women have been willing to talk about, until now

Call our office for a consultation.

Prema Kothandaraman M.D

www.HerOBGYN.com


Author Prema Kothandaraman M.D Prema is board certified OB/Gyn who specializes in Urogynecology - The speciality that treats all pelvic floor issues. She is trained at such prestigious institutions like Yale University and Cleveland Clinic. She is the head of the Incontinence center in Arcadia CA.

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