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Cystocele

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A cystocele occurs when the wall between a woman's bladder and vagina weakens and stretches, allowing the bladder to bulge into the vagina. A cystocele may also be called a prolapsed bladder.

If you are diagnosed with a cystocele, specialists in Jefferson's Department of Urology can provide personalized care through a multifaceted approach that may include self-care and medication therapy. In severe cases, our urologists may recommend surgical options to repair the cystocele and relieve symptoms.

Established in 1904, Jefferson's Department of Urology is one of the oldest in the United States. Today, we are the largest urology practice in Pennsylvania, with internationally recognized experts in all major fields of urology.