What treatments are offered at the Pelvic and Sexual Health Institute?
What are some of the conditions treated in the Pelvic and Sexual Health Institute?
Welcome to the Pelvic and Sexual Health Institute
The term means "painful" and actually refers to several pain disorders that affects the female genitals. The most common form of vulvodynia is Vulvar Vestibulitis Syndrome (VVS) and is a group of disorders that affects the tiny glands that lie at the top and bottom of the vaginal opening. These are called "Skenes", "Batholins", and "Vestibular" glands.
Urinary Tract Infections
An infection anywhere in the urinary system, including kidneys, ureters, bladder, or urethra. Untreated bladder infections can sometimes travel up into the kidneys and cause severe, even life-threatening infections.
Pelvic Organ Prolapse
Downward displacement of pelvic organs (uterus, bladder). Uterine prolapse involves the downward displacement of the uterus so that the cervix is within the vaginal orifice, the cervix is outside the orifice, or the entire uterus is outside the orifice.