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Causes of Cystocele/Rectocele

The walls between the vagina and bladder or rectum can be damaged by one or more of the following factors:

  • Difficult vaginal births
    • Multiple births
    • The use of forceps to assist delivery
    • Perineal tears during delivery
    • Episiotomy during birth
  • Strain from lifting heavy objects
  • Chronic cough
  • Chronic Constipation
  • Weakening of vaginal muscles caused by a lack of estrogen after Menopause


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