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Vaginal Prolapse Causes & Risks

Causes

Vaginal prolapse is caused by weakened support structures in the pelvic region. Support tissue includes fascia (a fibrous tissue), ligaments, and muscles.

Pelvic Floor Muscles and Organs

Pelvic floor muscels
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Risk Factors

The following factors increase your chance of developing vaginal prolapse:

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