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To wonder if I've just coughed my bladder out

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saltnpepa Sat 14-Feb-15 12:29:32

I'm so worried and just hope somebody can put my mind at rest because I have googled images and am freaking out. I coughed yesterday really hard and felt a strange sensation in my vagina as if I was bearing down which I was a bit to really cough but it felt different somehow. Anyway I have looked and there is nothing hanging out of my vagina but when I had a feel inside I can feel a sort of lump along the front wall as if the vaginal wall has sagged a bit blush. I don't have any pain anywhere and no loss of function in bladder or bowel and generally feel completely normal. After having 3 massive babies I had some pain with sex and went to the doctors who did a really thorough examination and said my vagina was perfectly healthy. I'm going to GP Monday morning because I'm worried sick but does anyone know anything about this? Not a nice start to valentines weekend, to break my vag coughing sad

NollaigShona Sat 14-Feb-15 12:41:00

Not in the least bit medical but it sounds similar to when I had a prolapse.
Your GP will sort you out.

TheFecklessFairy Sat 14-Feb-15 12:54:25

Bladder isn't a solid object, so you shouldn't be able to feel it. I'd go with prolapse to be honest. Get the to GP for an examination.

Gruntfuttock Sat 14-Feb-15 12:59:21

No personal experience, but my first thought was also "prolapse".

SweetValentine Sat 14-Feb-15 13:00:56

Google cystocele flowers

FindoGask Sat 14-Feb-15 13:01:30

What you describe does sound like a minor bladder prolapse. I'm sure your GP will be able to help on Monday - poor you, what a fright.

Babyroobs Sat 14-Feb-15 13:02:45

Sounds like it could be a vaginal or uterine prolapse whch can happen when the muscles are weakened following childbirth. Try not to worry, it is a quite common problem but you do need to see your GP on monday.

FindoGask Sat 14-Feb-15 13:03:08

ps, I'm pretty sure I have a small rectocele, but it doesn't seem to affect me much.

SweetValentine Sat 14-Feb-15 13:03:17

I have one, it's the walls of the vagina becoming lax Through childbirth. it has caused me no complications whatsoever (diring sex or urination or leakage). Mine is only mild

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