Cystocele, also called anterior prolapse, is a condition that affects the supportive tissue in a woman’s bladder. If you have symptoms like a fullness or pressure in your pelvis or pain during urination, visit Oceanside Urology LLC in Jupiter, Florida. With a staff of board-certified urologists, the practice offers innovative treatment options to help you regain your health. Call today to book a consultation, or schedule online using the one-click booking tool.
A cystocele happens when the supportive tissue between your bladder and vagina stretches and weakens. This allows the bladder to push into the vagina.
Various conditions can lead to a cystocele. It may happen due to the strain that occurs during vaginal childbirth or chronic constipation, or from lifting heavy objects. Other risk factors for the condition include being overweight or having a hysterectomy.
Some women have a genetic predisposition to weaker vaginal connective tissue, which may also increase the risk of a cystocele.
If you have a minor case of cystocele, you might not notice any symptoms at all. In more severe or progressed cases, you may experience:
Your symptoms might seem more noticeable or severe after standing for an extended period, and they may get better after lying down.
Dr. Caruso treats cases of cystocele at Oceanside Urology LLC. You start with a personalized evaluation of your symptoms and health history. Treatment depends on how severe your condition is, and whether or not you have any related urological conditions.
Dr. Caruso may recommend:
With the right treatment for a cystocele, Dr. Caruso can eliminate your symptoms and help you regain vaginal and bladder health. To learn more, book an appointment online or call the office today.