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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The organs and tissues in your pelvis are held together by your pelvic floor muscles. The weakening of those muscles can lead to a condition called pelvic prolapse. Find out what symptoms may indicate you have this condition.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Many vaginal conditions can be irritating but harmless. Other conditions can be dangerous, like vulvar intraepithelial neoplasia, or VIN. Read on to learn more about what signs to look for and how VIN is treated.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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