Pelvic Organ Prolapse: Better Terms and Effective Strategies for Primary Care Management

In an aging population, the prevalence of pelvic organ prolapse will continue to increase, requiring PCPs to regularly assess severity and recognize when intervention is warranted. Urogynecologist Caitlyn E. Painter, DO, explains why the anxiety-provoking condition requires sensitivity from providers and how they can help patients understand the problem and find a solution – from Kegels to surgery – that suits them. She also describes the benefits and limitations of surgery and lists resources to offer patient


September 2, 2022

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UCSF MedConnection

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Female pelvic medicine & reconstructive surgeon

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