Get flash to fully experience Pearltrees
Vaginismus is vaginal tightness causing discomfort, burning, pain, penetration problems, or complete inability to have intercourse. Vaginismus [vaj- uh -niz-m uh s]¹ Vaginismus is a condition where there is involuntary tightness of the vagina during attempted intercourse.
Information courtesy of SeekWellness.com http://www.seekwellness.com/pelvic-pain-vulvodynia.htm by Diane K. Newman, DNP, FAAN, BCB-PMD Pelvic pain in women is a growing area of concern for health care providers as well as women with disorders that involve the pelvic area (bladder, pelvic floor muscle, rectum and uterus.)
There are many possible reasons for one to experience ongoing pain in the bladder and genital area. The causes of pain and the perception of pain severity vary tremendously from person to person. Because there are so many structures that pass thru the pelvis it is often difficult to determine the underlying source or multiple sources of the pain. Because both urologic and gynecologic sources may be involved it is very important to see the “whole picture” and not approach this only thru the eyes of a gynecologist or urologist, therefore our doctors are the best and most capable of developing a treatment plan for your chronic pelvic pain.
Free E-newsletter Subscribe to Housecall Our weekly general interest e-newsletter keeps you up to date on a wide variety of health topics. Sign up now
En Espanol About Vulvodynia What is Vulvodynia? Vulvodynia, simply put, is chronic vulvar pain w ithout an identifiable cause .
Episodic rectal pain caused by spasm of the levator ani muscle. Proctalgia fugax (fleeting pain in the rectum) and coccydynia (pain in the coccygeal region) are variants of levator syndrome. Rectal spasm causes pain, typically unrelated to defecation, usually lasting Diagnosis