15

Jun

What Causes Pelvic Pain in Men and How Can it be Treated?

There are a lot of myths out there about pelvic pain, but one of the most common misconceptions is that it only affects women. While women are the predominant victims of pelvic pain, men can most certainly suffer from pelvic pain, too. Unsurprisingly, pelvic pain in men looks a l...

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15

Jun

What’s Causing My Pelvic Pain? Why It Hurts and How to Find Relief

Itching, burning, swelling, fatigue, UTIs and painful intercourse: it's not a pretty picture but these are all common symptoms of pelvic pain. Even though pelvic pain (pain that originates in the area below the belly button and above the legs) affects one in every seven wom...

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15

Jun

When Sex Hurts: Understanding Pelvic Pain and Intercourse

Sex should never hurt. Read that again. It might seem like an obvious statement, but almost a third of women will experience painful sex (or dyspareunia) at some point in their lives. From vaginal dryness and itching to throbbing and aching, there are many different kinds of pelv...

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15

Jun

Lifehacker Feature: What You Need to Know About Pain During Sex

Pain during sex is not uncommon, but often goes untalked about. I spoke to Vanessa Marin of Lifehacker to discuss the most important things to know when this pain is experienced.Read Full Article Here...

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15

Jun

Is My Pelvic Pain Serious? How to Tell When It’s Time to See a Doctor

Pelvic pain affects one in every seven women, making it one of the most common women's health issues in the world. From constipation and PMS to vulvodynia and pelvic inflammatory disease, there are many gynecological issues that can cause pelvic pain. When pelvic pain flare...

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15

Jun

Cosmopolitan Feature: 7 Reasons Why Your Vagina Itches After Sex

If there's one thing that can make you feel totally un-sexy, it’s itching in your vagina after sex. There are many things that can cause itchiness, from out-of-balance pH to allergic reactions to STIs. Fortunately, most of them are completely harmless (as long as you...

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15

Jun

Romper Feature: What Lightning Crotch Before Ovulation Can Mean, According To An Expert

Have you ever felt a sharp jolt of pain in your pelvis near the middle of your cycle? You might be one of the many women who experience a phenomenon (unofficially) known as “lightning crotch.” The technical term, vulvodynia, refers to an as-of-yet unexplained, chronic...

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15

Jun

The Psychology of Pelvic Pain: It’s Not All in Your Head

Living with chronic pelvic pain can be a debilitating, stressful and all-consuming experience. It can be a process that's often difficult to navigate.Sometimes pelvic pain has an identifiable source, such as an infection or cyst. Other times, there are multiple different pa...

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15

Jun

The Bladder and Beyond: Understanding the Role that the Bladder can Play in Endometriosis Patients

Endometriosis. It's a term that most people know these days. In fact, some would say its “trending” as you see it all over tabloids and magazines. The truth is there is nothing trendy about it. Women with endometriosis often suffer unrelenting pelvic pain and pa...

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15

Jun

Pelvic pain and Depression: What’s the relationship?

Depression is a common yet serious medical illness that negatively affects how you feel, the way you think, and how you act. I want to repeat that- depression is a medical condition. Often people have misperceptions as to what having depression or any other mental health issue me...

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