Monthly Archive: October 2023

Yeast Infections and Pain: What’s the Connection?

As any Vulva Pain Doctor will tell you: "vaginal yeast infections are a common problem in women. The most common symptoms are itching & irritation of the vulva & around the opening of the vagina.…
Categories : Yeast Infections
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Pelvic Floor Dysfunction: A Common but Overlooked Cause of Pain

"Pelvic floor dysfunction (PFD) refers to a broad constellation of symptoms & anatomic changes related to abnormal function of the pelvic floor musculature. The disordered function corresponds to either increase activity (hypertonicity) or diminished activity…
Categories : Pelvic Floor Dysfunction
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Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (PID) and its Role in Vulva Pain

"Women with PID may present with lower abdominal or pelvic pain, vaginal discharge, dyspareunia, &/or abnormal vaginal bleeding" [1] As a Vulva Doctor will tell you: "Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) is an inflammation of the…
Categories : Pelvic Inflammatory Disease
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