If the degree of prolapse is severe and the cervix is exposed, you should have corrective surgery before attempting pregnancy. If not, the choice to repair is more individualized. There are several surgical options and they are similar to those done in women without a uterus. This is a type of pelvic reconstructive surgery performed by some gynecologists and most urogynecologists. I do these procedures primarily with laparoscopy as an outpatient procedure in the hospital OR.
If you have a vaginal prolapse and have never had any children can you still have kids?
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You can have children if you have prolapse
Prolapse surgery prior to Having Babies
Dr Robert D Moore, FACOG, FPMRS
Atlanta - Beverly Hills - Dubai
Yes, you can have children if you have prolapse
You should visit with you Ob/Gyn for an examination and further recommendations.
Best of luck,
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If you have uterine vaginal prolapse and you have never had children you can definitely have children in the future if you were capable and fertile in the first place. One of the problems with inexperienced surgeons is they do not understand if your uterus has fallen it does NOT need to be removed. It can be supported with 98% support for at least 5 years ( it has not been studied longer) . You can also have a vaginoplasty or rejuvenation performed to tighten your vagina if you so desire.
If you only have vaginal prolapse this too can be fixed with or without vaginal rejuvenation and this also does NOT affect future childbearing.
When choosing a surgeon please choose wisely what you are asking about is not just cosmetic surgery but also vaginal reconstructive surgery. Choose a surgeon who is well versed in both. This is one of the most important investments in your life.
John R Miklos MD
Urogynecologist & Cosmetic Vaginal Surgeon
Atlanta ~ Beverly Hills ~ Dubai
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