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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?



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.

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

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.



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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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