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Category Archives: Pelvic Pain

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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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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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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