Small Bowel Prolapse (Enterocele)

Small Bowel Prolapse (Enterocele)

The condition in which segment of small bowel goes down in pelvic cavity and hanging out from the vagina. Small bowel prolapse means fall out of place. It Is common in women after vaginal delivery of baby and sometime in older age.


Signs and symptoms of small bowel prolapse include:Enterocele Symptoms Causes Treatment

  • Vaginal discomfort
  • Dyspareunia
  • Soft bulge coming out from vagina
  • Pelvic pain
  • Feeling of pelvic pressure
  • Feeling pulling sensation in pelvic

Any factor which put pressure on pelvic can cause organ prolapse, there are many factors associated with it including:


After taking history and conducting physical examination your doctor might recommend the following tests:

  • Pelvic examination to see any abnormality
  • Blood test to check anemia
  • Ultrasound of abdomen to rule out any malignancy

Treatment options for small bowel prolapse include:

  • Pessary to support the bulging tissue
  • Surgery to move the prolapse tissue back in the normal position
  • Mild prolapse required only careful observation
Lifestyle and home remedies

Following tips will help you:

  • Control coughing
  • Try to lose weight
  • Avoid heavy lifting
  • Avoid smoking
  • Perform Kegel exercise
  • Avoid constipation
  • Stay hydrated
  • Eat more fibers in food
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