24

Feb

Postpartum Sex Pain: What’s Normal, What’s Not & How to Find Relief

Table of ContentsPostpartum Sex and Pain: What's Normal, What’s Not & How to Find ReliefMyths About Sex After C-Section or Vaginal BirthCommon (Yet Under-discussed) Causes of Postpartum Sexual PainHow to Find Relief for Postpartum Sexual PainPostpartum Sex and Pai...

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24

Feb

Can Stress and Anxiety Cause Pelvic Pain To Worsen?

Are Depression and Anxiety Making Your Pelvic Pain Worse?When it comes to chronic pain, pelvic pain is one of the least visible, least talked about and least understood conditions out there. Unfortunately, since the source of pelvic pain can be difficult to diagnose, many suffere...

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24

Feb

What Causes Vulvodynia and What Does That Mean?

Let's get straight to it. We can pretty much agree that pain in the vulva can be disruptive and painful. And beyond physical symptoms, vulvar pain often causes confusion, distress, or anxiety, too.“Why does my vagina feel raw?” you say. Or, “I feel a burn...

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24

Feb

A Guide to Pudendal Neuralgia: Symptoms, Causes and Treatment Options

It goes without saying that chronic pelvic pain can take the vibrancy right out of life. If you're suffering from pudendal neuralgia, you know firsthand how it can interfere with everyday living — from sitting to walking to having sex. But because it’s rare, tho...

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24

Feb

What are the First Signs of Endometriosis?

You obviously notice when something's different about your health. Abdominal or pelvic pain, a shift in your menstrual cycle, pain in other areas of the body. We all know that these can happen for a number of reasons. But what if you’re experiencing severe pain or cra...

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24

Feb

As Featured on Mashable: Painful sex and mental health have a surprising relationship

Sex and Mental Health:“Pain during sex is never just in someone's head. But oftentimes, it can be related to anxiety or stress,” said Dr. Sonia Bahlani, dubbed the pelvic pain guru. Dr. Bahlani, who has expertise in urology, obstetrics, and gynecology, related i...

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24

Feb

As Featured on Mashable: What Is Pelvic Pain And What Can You Do To Treat It?

What is Pelvic Pain?If you've ever experienced pain during sex — or when inserting a tampon or just putting on pants — you’re not alone. You may be experiencing pelvic pain. Learn more on how to treat pelvic pain with Dr. BahlaniPelvic pain is a broad term...

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24

Feb

What’s Causing Me Stabbing Clitoris Pain?

We know how worrisome it can be when pain interferes with your sex life. We at Pelvic Pain Doc are here to have honest conversations about your sexual health, so let's get straight to it. If you’re experiencing stabbing clitoris pain or a sudden burning, stinging or i...

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24

Feb

Why Do I Keep Getting Yeast Infections?

At Pelvic Pain Doc, we're here to have real conversations about sexual health — good, bad and ugly. One of the most common, not-so-fun conditions our New York pelvic pain patients are dealing with? Chronic candidiasis, better known as chronic yeast infections.Most wom...

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24

Feb

The Causes of Decreased Libido & How To Boost Your Sex Drive

Sex: it's one of the most natural things in the world and yet, it’s become a taboo topic that’s often only talked about behind closed doors. This should come as no surprise, but at Pelvic Pain Doc, we believe we should all be able to talk about sex openly, hones...

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