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Why You Shouldn’t Ignore Pain After Sex

Dyspareunia, or painful sex, is common among women and has numerous causes. But just because painful sex is common doesn’t mean it’s OK to ignore it; some of the causes can be serious.
Mar 1st, 2023

5 Ways to Manage Your UTI Symptoms

Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are common among women but treatable. To make sure you get UTI treatment when you need it, know what signs to look for and how to manage them when they come.
Feb 1st, 2023

Understanding Your Vulvodynia Diagnosis

Pelvic pain isn’t unusual in women, and many conditions can cause pain in the genital area. Vulvodynia describes chronic pain in this area, and proper treatment depends on understanding your diagnosis.
Jan 19th, 2023

5 Common Signs of Lichen Sclerosus

Lichen sclerosus is an uncommon condition that affects the skin, most often around the genitals. Read on to learn the signs of lichen sclerosus and how it can be managed.
Dec 1st, 2022

Treatable Causes of Chronic Pelvic Pain

Your pelvis is the lowest part of your abdomen and is responsible for numerous bodily functions. Pain there can happen for a variety of reasons, but you don’t need to live with it. Let's look at some causes of pelvic pain and how we treat them.
Oct 1st, 2022

Axonics for Your Bladder and Bowel: What to Expect

The sudden urge to urinate associated with an overactive bladder can be embarrassing and disruptive to your quality of life. Many patients also experience fecal urgency and accidental bowel leakage. Read on to find out how Axonics® Therapy can help.
Sep 1st, 2022

Nutrition Tips to Help Manage Fecal Incontinence

Fecal incontinence can dramatically affect your quality of life, so treating it is important to allow you to do the things you enjoy. The food you eat can play a role in managing or even preventing this condition. Read on to find out more.
Aug 1st, 2022

It Shouldn’t Hurt When You Have Sex

Sex is a fundamental part of our lives, but experiencing pain while having sex shouldn’t be. If you’re a woman, read on to find out how you can avoid or treat painful intercourse.
Jul 1st, 2022

6 Telltale Signs of a UTI

Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are common, and you can get them for a variety of reasons. Getting a UTI treated quickly means knowing the signs, so let’s find out what to look for.
Jun 1st, 2022

What the Pressure in Your Rectum Could Mean

Proper digestion is vital to your health. Any problems you have with getting food through your body could be trouble. Rectal problems in particular can indicate serious issues, and you should know what they could mean.
May 1st, 2022

Home Remedies for UTIs

Urinary tract infections, or UTIs, are problematic for women and can lead to complications like kidney damage if left untreated. Your doctor has medications to treat a urinary tract infection, but there are ways to manage it at home.
Mar 7th, 2022

Strategies to Manage Fecal Incontinence

If you’re struggling to control your bowel movements, going through it is an embarrassing ordeal no matter what’s causing the problem. But know that fecal incontinence affects many people, and treatments are available.
Feb 1st, 2022

Tips for Supporting Your Urinary Health

Thanks to pregnancy and aging, women go through a number of physical changes that affect different parts of the body, including the urinary tract. Read on for some tips to ensure long-term urinary health.
Jan 1st, 2022

Who’s at Risk for Vulvovaginal Disease?

It’s not unusual for women to experience vaginal discomfort on occasion. But if you’re dealing with pain severe enough to interfere with your personal life, you may have a type of vulvovaginal disease. Read on to find out more.
Dec 1st, 2021

Why Do I Keep Getting UTIs?

A urinary tract infection (UTI) is a common malady for women, and getting one increases the risk of a recurrence. Read on to find out what may be causing you to get frequent UTIs.
Nov 1st, 2021

You Don’t Have to Live with Urinary Incontinence

The uncertainty and embarrassment that comes with urinary incontinence can be a source of frustration for anyone who deals with it. But there are options available to get relief from this condition. Read on to find out more.
Oct 1st, 2021

The Importance of the Pelvic Floor

When it comes to digestive and sexual health, few muscles in the body are more important than your pelvic floor muscles. Problems with these muscles can create unpleasant complications you should look out for.
Sep 27th, 2021

Painful Intercourse: Solutions to Consider

Millions of women deal with some type of pain during intercourse, and it happens for many reasons. Whether you experience pain occasionally or all the time, here are some ways to alleviate the discomfort.
Aug 5th, 2021

5 Treatable Causes of Chronic Pelvic Pain

You can experience chronic pelvic pain for many reasons, like menstrual cramps, ovulation, and other issues during your period. But there could be other causes that require treatment. Let’s look at five of those.
Jun 9th, 2021

5 Treatments for Fecal Incontinence

Are you experiencing fecal incontinence but are too embarrassed to talk about it? You should know that millions of other people are in the same boat and that treatments are available to help. Read on to find out more.
May 5th, 2021

Ways to Prevent a UTI

A urinary tract infection (UTI) is a common condition for women, and many women have more than one in a lifetime. But what leads to a UTI, and what can you do to keep it from happening?
Mar 4th, 2021

Why Do I Urinate So Much?

If you urinate more than seven times a day, you may be dealing with one of the many conditions associated with urinary frequency. Read on to find out what may be causing your issue.
Feb 7th, 2021

Help for Your Urinary Incontinence

Urinary incontinence can be an embarrassing and sensitive problem. But complications from loss of bladder control can be managed with treatment and an understanding of the causes.
Jan 20th, 2021

Will Ovarian Cysts Go Away on Their Own?

Ovarian cysts are a common occurrence during a woman’s reproductive years. But how concerned should you be about them? And do you need to do anything about them? Read on to get some answers.
Dec 16th, 2020

The Link Between Pregnancy and Urinary Incontinence

There’s never a good time for urinary incontinence, but it’s a common issue for pregnant women to have to cope with. So, what’s the link, and can you do anything to manage it? Read on to find out more.
Jul 20th, 2020

Vulvovaginal Disease Explained

Vaginal health is important for women, and discomfort can indicate a number of things. Several diseases and disorders can affect the vagina, including vulvovaginal diseases. Read on to find out more.
Jun 17th, 2020

Types of Prolapses: What You Need to Know

A prolapse can be uncomfortable and scary, so it’s important to know what kinds of prolapses there are and how to deal with them. Read on to find out more.
May 21st, 2020

Why Fecal Incontinence Is Nothing to Be Ashamed Of

It’s difficult not to be embarrassed about fecal incontinence. But you should know that it happens for a lot of reasons and to a lot of people. Don’t be ashamed; find out what you can do about it.
Mar 1st, 2020

Why Does Intercourse Hurt?

If you’re experiencing pain during sex, it could be for a number of reasons. Read on to find out what could be causing your pain and what can be done to help.
Feb 1st, 2020

Constipation and Pelvic Prolapse

Do you have problems with constipation, despite exercising, eating lots of dietary fiber, and spending time trying to go to the bathroom? The problem may actually be related to a condition called pelvic prolapse.
Jan 1st, 2020

Why Is Vaginal Mesh So Problematic?

Vaginal mesh was designed to help women live full lives while dealing with pelvic floor disorders. Earlier this year, it was banned by the FDA. Read on to learn why it’s problematic and what you can do if you have a mesh implant.
Dec 1st, 2019

The Most Common Causes of Pelvic Pain

Many of the conditions associated with pelvic pain have overlapping symptoms. Learn more about what’s causing your pelvic pain and how to get relief.
Nov 1st, 2019

Is Overactive Bladder Normal After Birth?

Having a baby can be a wonderful moment in your life. But it can cause a lot of changes too, especially when it comes to your body. If you’re experiencing bladder control issues after your pregnancy, you’re not alone. It’s a common issue.
Oct 1st, 2019

How to Prevent Summertime UTIs

Urinary tract infections peak in the summer, and they can be both painful and inconvenient. Find out what you can do to prevent a UTI, and learn why you shouldn’t ignore symptoms of an infection.
Jul 22nd, 2019

Pregnancy and Endometriosis: Know Your Options

Endometriosis is one of the leading causes of infertility in women, but even if you’ve received an endometriosis diagnosis, you do have options to help you conceive and carry a child.
May 14th, 2019

What Fecal Incontinence Can Reveal About Your Health

If embarrassing accidents prevent you from leaving your home, traveling, or participating in sports you enjoy, you’re not alone. Fecal incontinence is a common health condition, especially among women, that indicates an underlying health issue.
Apr 9th, 2019

How Botox Can Help Relieve Pelvic Pain

If you’re plagued by pelvic pain and you’ve been unable to find relief, there may still be one solution that will bring help you — Botox. Here’s how.
Feb 14th, 2019

What Are the Main Causes of Urinary Incontinence?

Urinary incontinence can be inconvenient and embarrassing, interfering with your daily routine and enjoyment of life. Though there are many causes behind urinary incontinence, treatment can reduce or eliminate your symptoms.
Jan 11th, 2019

Don't Live With Pain: Seek Treatment For Vaginal Health Problems

Vaginal health is one of those topics you probably avoid discussing with most people. But when you’re experiencing vaginal dryness, irritation, and inflammation, your women’s health specialist at Boston Urogyn can help – if you seek treatment.
Nov 26th, 2018

How to Know If You Are Suffering From Vaginal Mesh Complications

Odds are you believed vaginal mesh surgery would resolve your urinary incontinence and other symptoms of pelvic organ prolapse. Unfortunately, many women develop serious problems after the procedure. Learn the symptoms of vaginal mesh complications.
Oct 26th, 2018

4 Lifestyle Tips to Help Prevent UTIs

UTIs are common enough that they make the “most frequent reasons women see a doctor” list. Just because everyone else is doing it, however, it doesn’t mean you have to as well. Learn how you can help prevent UTIs and maybe cut back on doctor visits.
Sep 12th, 2018

What You Should Know About Pelvic Organ Prolapse

If you are female and have ever had a child, are approaching menopause or simply getting older every year, you probably need to know what pelvic organ prolapse is and the symptoms it causes. Read on to discover more about this common condition.
Aug 15th, 2018

Shedding Light on Fecal Incontinence

It wouldn’t be shocking if the unexpected loss of stool is the last thing you want to discuss, let alone experience. But understanding the typical causes and treatment options available for fecal incontinence is often the first step toward a solution.
Jul 9th, 2018

Why Sex Can Be Painful and What You Can Do About It

Women are sometimes surprised to discover the pain they experience during sex is often due to a variety of treatable physical issues. Find out more about what may be causing your discomfort and how Dr. Kohli can help.
Jun 19th, 2018

5 Signs of a UTI

The pain and burning of a urinary tract infection are more than just annoying. It can cause significant distress as you rush to the restroom and, untreated, can lead to more serious problems. Know the signs of a UTI so you can stop it in its tracks.
May 25th, 2018

What is Pelvic Floor Training?

If you’re like most women, you never gave urinary incontinence (UI) a second thought until you had your first baby.
Apr 19th, 2018

What is Bladder Botox?

If you find yourself canceling social outings to avoid the stress of finding a restroom, you’re not alone. Over 30 million Americans experience the sudden and uncontrollable urge to urinate known as overactive bladder. The good news is, you can put your da
Feb 23rd, 2018