Pessary Use for Stress Incontinence

Pessaries are sometimes used as a treatment method for stress incontinence. These devices are used when surgery is not an option. They were once the only treatment method for women with incontinence.

Fast Facts:

  • Pessaries are inserted into the vagina and easily removed.
  • Pessaries are safe for women with serious chronic health conditions.
  • It is possible to have sex when a pessary is inserted.
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