Inflatable pessaries are used in cases where patients have difficulty in retaining other types such as ring pessaries, gellhorn, club, shelf pessaries.
Inflatable pessaries are used for mild to moderate pelvic organ prolapse and can be used to support one of serveral prolapses,
Such as for third-degree prolapse/procidentia with or without mild cystocele and/or rectocele.
The inflatable pessary is inserted into the vagina it can be inflated by the using the detatachble pump. Removal of the inflatable pessary is done by releasing the air from the valve and removing slowly from the vagina.
Inflatable pessaries can be made from Latex or Silicone and are available in different sizes.
It is recommended that water based lubricants are used on silicone pessaries. One of the best lubricants on the market is the 'YES ORGANIC' Lubricant. Yes lubricant has healing properties which can help if you do have atrophy.
How to clean the inflatable pessary
Pessaries can be washed in warm water. Non perfumed soap maybe used. IncoClean is an eco friendly antibacterial product that cleans and protects pessaries.
Some pessaries can be autoclaved or boiled to clean them but it is not necessary.
How to store the inflatable pessary
Keep your pessary in a closed clean container.away from heat and direct sunlight.
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