Bladder Prolapse (Cystocele)

Bladder Prolapse (Cystocele)

Bladder Prolapse (Cystocele)

Cystocele

A bladder prolapse (cystocele) occurs when the tissues and muscles that hold the bladder in place are stretched or weakened. This causes the bladder to move from its normal position and press against the wall of the vagina, forming a bulge.

Current as of: November 7, 2019

Author: Healthwise Staff

Sarah A. Marshall, MD - Family Medicine

Martin J. Gabica, MD - Family Medicine

Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine

Femi Olatunbosun, MB, FRCSC, FACOG - Obstetrics and Gynecology, Reproductive Endocrinology