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Vulvodynia

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.

Overactive Bladder

Term used to describe a bladder in which uncontrolled detrusor activity (abnormal contractions) is the suspected cause of urinary frequency (including waking to urinary), and/or urge incontinence.

Fecal Incontinence

A condition that stems from relaxed or incompetent anal sphincter tone which results in the loss of bowel control.



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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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