Cystocele

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What is cystocele?

A cystocele occurs when the wall (made of supportive tissue) between a female's bladder and her vagina weakens and stretches. This allows the bladder to droop or bulge into the vagina, causing pain and bladder problems. It more commonly occurs during a pregnancy when the pelvic muscles are strained.

Common symptoms reported by people with cystocele

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, insomnia, fatigue, and pain) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people with cystocele

Treatment name(s)
Type
How many have tried
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Chinese acupuncture and aravedic herbs)
Type
Procedures
How many have tried
1
Tried for
cystocele (1)
Treatment name(s)
Type
Equipment
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Anxious mood (1) Pain (1)
1 more
Treatment name(s)
Type
Surgery
How many have tried
1
Tried for
cystocele (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Wellbutrin XL)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Depressed mood (1) Fatigue (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Celebrex)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Spinal Chiropractic Therapy)
Type
Physical Therapy
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Klonopin)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Anxious mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Voltaren Gel)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Cymbalta)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Anxious mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Estrace Vaginal Cream)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
cystocele (1)

Data from patients with cystocele, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Compare treatments taken by people with cystocele

Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Total evaluations
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Chinese acupuncture and aravedic herbs)
Perceived effectiveness
for cystocele (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
cystocele (1)
Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
Anxious mood (1) Pain (1)
1 more
Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
Hospitalization
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
cystocele (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Wellbutrin XL)
Perceived effectiveness
for Depressed mood (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Chronic constipation Increased urination 1 more
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
Depressed mood (1) Fatigue (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Celebrex)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
Abdominal pain Indigestion
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
Pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Spinal Chiropractic Therapy)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
Pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Klonopin)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
Anxious mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Voltaren Gel)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
Pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Cymbalta)
Perceived effectiveness
for Anxious mood (4 evaluations)
Side effects
Apathy Deadened emotions 7 more
Total evaluations
4
Tried for
Anxious mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Estrace Vaginal Cream)
Perceived effectiveness
for cystocele (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
cystocele (1)
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Data from patients with cystocele, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Who has cystocele on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 3
30s 5
40s 12
50s 17
60s 9
70+ 12
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 1
20-29 years 1
30-39 years 12
40-49 years 6
50-59 years 3
60-69 years 6
70+ years 0

Sex

Distribution of sex

100% Female
0% Male

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 35
Not Diagnosed 3

These charts show data from cystocele patients who have completed their condition history
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