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Faecal urgency occurs when the arrival of faeces in the rectum causes strong contractions and unexpected anal relaxation.
It is particularly common in patients with ‘irritable’ bowels, because the rectum is more sensitive to distension. If the sphincter is weak, this may cause Faecal incontinence.
Pelvic organ prolapse is common, and some degree of prolapse is seen in 50% of women who have given birth.
Women with prolapse can experience a variety of pelvic floor symptoms and depending on the diagnosis. Treatments can include surgery, mechanical devices and conservative management.
Abnormal vaginal bleeding, is any bleeding unrelated to normal menstruation. Abnormal vaginal bleeding may include spotting between periods, menstrual flow that is lighter or heavier than usual, or menstruation at times not expected, such as during pregnancy or menopause.
Dr Gailani has attended Gynecological Surgery Course - New Insights in Prolapse Surgery - Vaginal and Laparoscopic Routes at the IRCAD Institute in Strasburg France.
Urinary incontinence is the involuntary leakage of urine.
Incontinence can be triggered oftentimes by coughing or sneezing. If mostly affects women who have given birth, but can develop in men who have undergone prostate surgery.
Your pelvic organs such as your uterus, bladder and rectum are held in place by the fascia and ligament tissues as well as your pelvic floor muscles.
In combination they support your organs in place within your pelvis and also join them to the bony side walls of the pelvis.
Over time or as a result of trauma these tissues can tear or stretch, or the muscles may weaken.
What is Urge Incontinence?
If you occasionally suffer urges to urinate, and possibly incontinence it can be caused by a Bladder Infection
What is a Bladder Infection?
Lower urinary tract infections can cause Bladder (cystitis, or bladder infection) irritates the lining of the urethra and bladder becomes inflamed.
What is a Pelvic Prolapse?
Pelvic organ prolapse is a common condition, particularly affecting older women. Prolapse literally means ‘to fall’ and it occurs when the structures designed to keep organs in place weaken or stretch, so that one or more pelvic organs
What is a Pelvic Prolapse?
Pelvic organ prolapse is a common condition, particularly affecting older women. Prolapse literally means ‘to fall’ and it occurs when the structures designed to keep organs in place weaken or stretch, so that one or more pelvic organs (the uterus, bladder, bowel or rectum)
The decision to have a hysterectomy should never be taken lightly.
Hysterectomies used to be the only option for the treatment of many diseases of the cervix. Now there are alternative treatments with fewer side effects and less harmful long-term consequences.