Pilot Study Assesses Feasibility of Nurse-led Sexual Rehabilitation Program A nurse-led sexual rehabilitation intervention is feasible and promising following radiotherapy in patients with gynecologic malignancies, according to a study published in the journal Supportive Care in Cancer.1 Vaginal dilators are recommended to prevent vaginal shortening and stenosis after combined pelvic radiation therapy and brachytherapy; however,… Continue reading Pilot Study Assesses Feasibility of Nurse-led Sexual Rehabilitation Program via Oncologynurseadvisor.com
By Hayley MacMillen Nov 11, 2016 Documentary filmmaker Shelby Hadden doesn't like telling dates about her vaginismus, a condition in which the vagina's muscles contract as something enters it, for example a tampon or a penis. Hadden has struggled with the condition for eleven years, ever since she first tried and failed to insert a… Continue reading Why This Woman Is Making a Film About Her Chronic Pelvic Pain via Cosmopolitan.com
This just give me a good chuckle #pelvicpainlife
How nice would it be if I could spend my extra cash on new shoes, fancy dinners, and the latest shade of MAC lipstick every month? That would be so wonderful. I work hard. I like to reward myself with nice things once and while. Unfortunately, I get to spend my excess cash on copays and creams. I wouldn’t really mind if it was actually helping the pain in my vagina. I would happily pay for all these expensive compounded creams if it meant I could have sex with my husband without feeling a burning, stabbing pain.
The receptionist at my gynecologist knows me on a first name basis, but still feels the need to make me write all my information down for the thousandth time. I just saw you a week ago, you robot. I want to throw the clip board across the room. Instead, I hear her asking…
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November 8, 2016 2:19 pm This content is sponsored by Anne Arundel Medical Center Many women are often nervous or even embarrassed to ask their doctor about personal health issues they start experiencing as they get older, specifically when it comes to their pelvic health. Pelvic health disorders can be uncomfortable and confusing. “I see women… Continue reading 3 Questions Women Should Ask Their Doctor via WTOP
By Tara Langdale-Schmidt It started when I was 11 with my first surgery. Doctors did not know what was causing my abdomen pain so they the scheduled exploratory surgery. They found a huge cyst which had cut off the blood supply to ovary which killed it. They removed that ovary and tube. This was the… Continue reading My Vagina: An Endometriosis and Vulvodynia Story