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What are some of the conditions treated in the Pelvic and Sexual Health Institute?

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Female Sexual Disfunction (FSD)

A condition that affects an estimated 43% of American women at some time in their lives. FSD is composed of the following possible symptoms:

1) Descreased clitoral and genital sensitivity

2) Diminished vaginal lubrication

3) Reduced or inability of achieving orgasm

4) Lowered overall sexual desire and/or satisfaction

Pelvic Floor Dysfunction (PFD)

there are two types of Pelvic Floor Dysfunction (PFD); low-tone PFD and high-tone PFD. Low-tone PFD refers to an inability to isolate and contract the pelvic floor musculature in the presence of weak or atrophic musculature, frequently resulting in impairment of muscle isolation, contraction and relaxation. Some resultant manifestations include, voiding dysfunction, urinary frequency, urgency and pelvic pain.

Interstitial Cystitis

Inflammation in the bladder wall that does not appear to come from an invasion of bacteria. Its cause is unkown. Symptoms and treatment vary considerably from person to person.



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What are some of the conditions treated in the Pelvic and Sexual Health Institute?

  • Pelvic Organ Prolapse ("dropped" bladder, uterus, vagina, rectum)

  • Urinary Incontinence ("leakage")

  • Overactive Bladder

  • Urinary Tract Infections

  • Interstitial Cystitis

  • Vulvodynia (vulvar and vaginal pain)

  • Dyspareunia (pain with intercourse)

  • Sexual Dysfunction (difficulty with orgasm, arousal, desire)

  • Functional Bowel Disorders

  • Loss of Bowel Control (fecal incontinence)

  • Prostate Enlargement or Cancer

  • Pudendal Neuralgia


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