Aunt Vadge: is my womb falling out?

Aunt Vadge, I’m 48-years-old, and am worried as I have noticed that I have something hanging out of the entrance to my vagina at the top! It moves back if I push it in, but comes straight back out again! It’s pretty ugly! Is my womb falling out?


Hi Falling,

You really do need to be examined. Anything dangling or hanging out of your vagina needs to be inspected ASAP. I don’t know if your womb is falling out, but you should know if it is!

You could be suffering from low oestrogen conditions that cause your vaginal or pelvic tissue, which is really responsive to oestrogen, to start to collapse a little bit. You may be suffering a prolapse. Either way, you definitely need to be examined as soon as possible.

You want to preserve your insides!

Write anytime.

Warmest regards,
Aunt Vadge

Jessica Lloyd - Naturopathic Practitioner, BHSc(N)

Jessica Lloyd - Naturopathic Practitioner, BHSc(N)

Jessica is a degree-qualified naturopath (BHSc) specialising in vulvovaginal health and disease, based in Melbourne, Australia.

Jessica is the owner and lead naturopath of My Vagina, and is a member of the:

  • International Society for the Study of Vulvovaginal Disease (ISSVD)
  • International Society for the Study of Women's Sexual Health (ISSWSH)
  • National Vulvodynia Association (NVA) Australia
  • New Zealand Vulvovaginal Society (ANZVS)
  • Australian Traditional Medicine Society (ATMS)
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