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I am 80 years old and have a moderate prolapse. No pain! Last

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I am 80 years old and have a moderate prolapse. No pain! Last year I had a facial tumour removed and had an adverse reaction to the anaesthetic. My diabetes (type 2) spiralled out of control and it has tasken me 6 months to recover. I am terrified of the suggested op and feel there must be another way to deal with it. Tried a cap several times but each time it fell out. What do you think? I live alone so illness is always a problem...
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. K. replied 4 years ago.
Hello and welcome to Just Answer.

What symptoms are you having from the prolapse? Unless you are having symptoms, you do not necessarily need treatment.

A vaginal hysterectomy is a very low risk procedure and can often be done under spinal anesthesia. Its much lower risk than a hysterectomy done through an abdominal incision.

A pessary (a cap) is a good option. You may have not had it correctly fitted and thats why it fell out. I would encourage you to consider talking to the surgeon in more depth regarding the surgery, you may feel much better.

Let me know what questions you have.
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Expert:  Dr. K. replied 4 years ago.
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