Where to begin?

I'm not sure where to begin---I haven't been able to afford a doctor and found this site today in desperation as a link from Dr. Christiane Northrup while searching for information for what I thought was 'something inside me trying to get out that probably shouldn't be out'. After 5 minutes of reading about 'prolapse', I gladly discovered I was not alone and decided to try this instead of the doc route. I don't have the funds to purchase everything, and have no medical expertise to tell me what's coming out.

major discharge (like a waterfountain) & pain

I have been having heaps of problems due originally from intestinal issues & constipation. The pressure caused the cervix prolapse to go to a stage 4. I have been able to get it back to a stage 3 most of the time but am now having heaps of discharge and pain.

Starting point

I went to the dr last week after feeling like something in my body had let loose and felt confident I was experiencing a prolapse of some sort. She said my cervix and uterus were actually very high, and that if I suspected a Rectocele, that they are very difficult to fix. She thinks I likely strained my round ligaments and said that it can often result in a similar sensation. The time I feel it the most is if I need to have a bowel movement, it seems there is a pocket that pushes into my vagina, which is very annoying and makes me think it's more than pulled ligaments.

New to all of this

I have recently discovered i have a prolapse. I would never consider surgery as 3 pregnancies and births led me to the conclusion i know my own body best and I'm the best person to fix any problems. The whole woman approach seems very logical but i can not find out enough information on the posture and exercises. I live in the UK and the book and dvd are not readily available. I am trying to follow the posture from what i have read on the forum but I'm not sure I'm doing it correctly.

nauli - direction of movement

Forum:

Hi there,
A quick question on direction of nauli. On the DVD Christine says to nauli counter-clockwise, I have double checked and this means up the left hand side of the body and down the right. Is there a reason to only do nauli counter-clockwise with POP or can you do it in both directions without a negative effect?
Thanks!

Testing for prolapse

I just have a quick question! I have a rectocele, but I'm not sure about the other organs. When I stand and do the test, I can insert two fingers into the vagina almost to the second knuckle before I touch the cervix. When I push on it, it doesn't seem to want to go up any higher. Does this mean I do not have uterine prolapse? And I cannot tell at all if I have a cystocele - don't think I feel anything there, but I'm not sure. It seems that it's just a rectocele. Any thoughts?

New to Whole Woman

Hi, I'm new to Whole Woman, I'm 60 years old and was diagnosed about a year & a half ago with bladder prolapse. I was referred by my regular gynecologist to a uro-gynecologist. Not sure I even like my uro-gyn, but he's really the only uro-gyn in town to my knowledge. He fitted me with a pessary and I've worn it now for probably 6 months, even leaving it in for days at a time because it was so comfortable and I never had any issues.

Hi All from Cleo

I am sorry I missed wishing you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year as I had to go Doctors again. I am feeling ok and my prolapse has gone due to surgery on my colon. I had about 2 inches by 2 inches cut away. I didn't want this done but a woman doctor did this as I was rushed to hospital a year ago as they said my bowel had blocked up and I felt faint.. At the beginning I still had some rectal prolapse but now there is none. I had intussusception and it wasn't the best but I carried on like this with the help of you here for ten years or more.

New POP

Hello all,

Pessary cream substitute

Try coconut oil as the lubricant for your pessary.

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