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If you suffer a pelvic organ prolapse that non-surgical treatments do not fully resolve, pelvic floor reconstruction may be the best solution for lasting relief. At West Kendall OBGYN, serving the Doral, Kendall and West Kendall areas of Miami, the medical team includes highly experienced surgeons who perform full pelvic floor reconstruction to return your pelvic organs and tissues to ideal placement and function. Use the online scheduler or call to book your appointment today.
When non-surgical treatments like Kegel exercises or pessaries don't help with pelvic organ prolapse, your West Kendall OBGYN doctor may recommend pelvic floor reconstruction. During this surgery, your doctor repairs the weakened pelvic floor to restore it to normal function.
The types of prolapse are:
It's possible to have multiple prolapsed organs, which may require a more complex surgical repair.
There are many types of pelvic floor reconstruction, with the specific surgical repairs depending on which prolapsed organs you have. Two common types are:
Some pelvic floor reconstructions are done with laparoscopic or robotic methods, using only small abdominal incisions.
The West Kendall OBGYN doctors can treat even the most severe pelvic organ prolapse with advanced surgical options, regardless of your age.
Recovery can vary from one woman to another, based on your specific type of prolapse and what type of surgical repair you need. You may stay in the hospital for one night after a pelvic floor reconstruction, but the bulk of your recovery happens at home.
Your West Kendall OBGYN surgeon typically prescribes an antibiotic to prevent infection, as well as pain medication to manage your discomfort in the days immediately after your surgery. Your doctor advises you regarding incision care and activity levels. Although you can't return to strenuous physical activity for some time, you can often resume mild-to-moderate activity sooner than you think.
The West Kendall OBGYN team includes experts in gynecological surgeries like pelvic floor reconstruction, and they're ready to help you make a full recovery. Book your appointment through the online scheduler or by phone today.