A physical exam may be all that is needed to diagnose a PFD. In some cases, a woman’s health care provider will see or feel a bulge that suggests a prolapse during a routine pelvic exam. In other cases, a woman may see her doctor about symptoms she is experiencing, such as problems with bladder or bowel control.
Depending on the findings from the exam or the severity of the symptoms, tests may be performed.1 Some tests used to help with the diagnosis or with treatment planning include:
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