PLANO

5300 W. Plano Parkway 
Suite 200
Plano, TX 75093
Tel: 972-612-8037

McKinney

4501 Medical Center Drive 
Suite 100
McKinney, TX 75069
Tel: 972.548.8195

Cystocele

A cystocele is often times referred to as a prolapsed bladder and in essence occurs when the wall between a woman's bladder and vagina weakens and enlarges, allowing the bladder to bulge and herniate into the vagina. The condition is commonly found when excessive straining has taken place (either through childbirth, vigorous exercise, or heavy lifting).  When the bladder drops from its normal position, unwanted urine leakage is the common result.  There are varying degrees of a cystocele and depending on how advanced the cystocele is, surgery may be necessary in order to correct the problem.

 
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