2 Indications and current treatments
2.1 Uterine prolapse is when the uterus descends from its usual position, into and sometimes through the vagina. It can affect quality of life by causing symptoms of pressure and discomfort, and by its effects on urinary, bowel and sexual function.
2.2 Current treatment options include pelvic floor muscle training, use of pessaries and surgery. Some surgical procedures involve the use of mesh, with the aim of providing additional support.