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Category Archives: Female Pelvic Medicine

Breaking the silence about Pelvic Prolapse

Breaking the Silence about Pelvic Prolapse Though half of women who’ve delivered a child and half of women over 50 experience pelvic organ prolapse, it remains something rarely discussed except with a woman’s closest girlfriend or physician. Why the embarrassment? … Continue reading

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Tips for Improving Sexual Health in Menopause

Trying to maintain a sense of ones sexuality and wellness can be difficult in menopause. Women in menopause and beyond may be experiencing life stress as children move out, retirement looms, and aging parents require time and attention. Also, as … Continue reading

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Will a pill or laser save your sex life?

In August 2015 the US Food and Drug Administration approved Flibanserin to treat a condition called Hypoactive Sexual Interest / Arousal Disorder (HSDD) in premenopausal women. HSDD is considered a type of sexual dysfunction. It is recognized that sexual dysfunction … Continue reading

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Experience counts in reducing surgical complications

The 10-year incidence of serious complications after mesh-sling surgery for stress urinary incontinence is a relatively low 3.29, but patients treated by surgeons who perform a low volume of the procedures have a 37% higher relative risk of requiring further … Continue reading

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Menopause symptoms deserve treatment

Most women are not receiving the treatment they deserve for menopause symptoms says a report published in the journal Menopause. The study interviewed over 2,000 women aged 40-65. The participants answered quality of life questionnaires regarding symptoms associated with lack … Continue reading

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You are not alone

You are not alone. If you suffer from urinary incontinence or pelvic organ prolapse, you are not alone. Recent research indicates that women with pelvic floor disorders are not alone. A large analysis of women in the United States looked … Continue reading

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What is the mesh controversy?

If you watch TV you may have seen commercials about lawsuits regarding vaginal mesh. What is the mesh controversy? The term “mesh” refers to a synthetic product used in surgical procedures. These can be made from various materials but the … Continue reading

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What is a Urogynecologist?

Urogynecology is a subspecialty of Obstetrics and Gynecology with a focus on the medical and surgical management of women with urinary or fecal incontinence, pelvic organ prolapse and other noncancerous disorders of the female pelvis. The American Board of Obstetrics … Continue reading

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