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Will a prolapse bladder cause the vigina to have an foul odor ?

By October 23, 2019 - 5:39pm
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Cystocele is also commonly known as bladder prolapsed or fallen bladder.

According to the University of Maryland Medical Center (UMM) ʺA cystocele is a downward outpocketing (hernia) of the bladder towards the vaginal opening. The weakening of the muscular wall in this condition can cause urine to leak from the bladder when there is an increase in internal abdominal pressure, such as in sneezing or coughing.ʺ

The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK), National Institutes of Health (NIH), website revealed ʺA cystocele may result from muscle straining while giving birth. Other kinds of straining-such as heavy lifting or repeated straining during bowel movements-may also cause the bladder to fall. The hormone estrogen helps keep the muscles around the vagina strong. When women go through menopause-that is, when they stop having menstrual periods-their bodies stop making estrogen, so the muscles around the vagina and bladder may grow weak.ʺ

A prolapsed bladder can cause a bad odor in the vagina, that is correct. Leaking urine is often the cause of this smell. This does not happen in all cases but is one of the signs that a prolapse is becoming more severe.

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