Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

Overview Symptoms

Cystocele Symptoms

Symptoms of a cystocele in women include:

  • A feeling of fullness or pressure in the vagina or pelvis
  • Bulge in the vagina:
    • May protrude through vaginal opening
  • Urinary incontinence
    • Incontinence may be triggered by laughing, coughing, or straining
  • Recurrent bladder infections
  • Pain and urinary leakage during sexual intercourse

Last Updated: May 7, 2010 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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PubMed Cystocele References
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  2. Marinkovic SP, Stanton SL. Incontinence and voiding difficulties associated with prolapse. J Urol. 2004 Mar;171(3):1021-8. [14767263]
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