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Medically reviewed by Last updated on May 6, 2024.

What is an enterocele?

An enterocele happens when part of your small intestine slips down and bulges into your vagina. Weak or stretched muscles in the pelvis allow the intestine to prolapse (slip out of place). An enterocele may also be called a vaginal hernia or a small bowel prolapse.

What are the signs and symptoms of an enterocele?

What increases my risk for an enterocele?

How is an enterocele diagnosed?

How is an enterocele treated?

What can I do to manage or prevent an enterocele?

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