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Uterine prolapse

Uterine prolapse.

A uterine prolapse occurs when the muscles and tissues that hold the uterus in place get weak or damaged. This can cause the uterus to move from its normal position and press down into the vagina.

Current as of: April 19, 2023

Author: Healthwise Staff
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