Vaginal prolapse repair

If you are experiencing pain or discomfort or have noticed a lump in or coming out of your vagina, you may have a prolapsed vagina See our consultants Prices & payment Enquiries & appointments

Over time, the muscles and ligaments that support your vagina and womb can become overstretched or weakened, usually after childbirth, after a hysterectomy, the menopause or a result of obesity, which can cause your vagina and womb to drop down and sometimes create a bulging appearance. This is not always painful and may sometimes go unnoticed until identified during a cervical screening.

Your health and confidence are in our best interests

Our Consultant Gynaecologists can repair a vaginal wall prolapse by restoring the vaginal vault to strengthen the tissue and support you through recovery by providing expert advice around maintaining your pelvic floor muscles.

If you are worried about symptoms relating to your vagina, womb or pelvic organs, book a consultation with one of our Consultants. Our Gynaecologists are renowned experts with your health and confidence in their best interests.

Prices & payment

We offer a guide price of:

Vaginal prolapse repair
£5,415
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The guide price is based on the usual clinical needs of patients. For more information, please see our terms and conditions.

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FAQs

What does a colporrhaphy (vaginal repair) involve?

The procedure usually takes less than an hour and can be completed under local or general anaesthetic. Your Gynaecologist will usually repair your vaginal wall through your vagina, using dissolvable stitches to strengthen the tissue. This may be at the front or back wall of the vagina, or the top of the vagina depending on the prolapse. Sometimes the operation is performed through an abdominal incision. Your Consultant may also need to remove some excess vaginal skin.

What is the recovery period?

You may have a catheter fitted to take urine from your bladder into a bag, and a dressing (vaginal pack) to reduce bleeding. Both will usually be removed after a day or two. It usually takes around six weeks to make a full recovery from the surgery.

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