Pelvic Congestion Syndrome - Chronic Pelvic Pain

Chronic pelvic pain is defined as pelvic pain not associated with any menstrual cyclicity and lasting more than 6 months. It may be experienced by up to one third of all women and can be associated with pelvic congestion syndrome. ... read more »

Cause of Pain in Women with Endometriosis

Researchers know little about how pelvis pain is caused in women with endometriosis. In a recent study published in the Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics, researchers suggest neural growth factors may play a part in the development of endometrial pain. ... read more »

Why Do I Have Pelvic Pain During Pregnancy?

One of the most concerning for many pregnant women is pelvic pain. Pelvic pain can be attributed to more than just the weight of the uterus and fetus and it is not always associated with labor. ... read more »

Pelvic Pressure In Pregnancy: Causes And Treatment

Your baby's growth is consistent over the 40 weeks of pregnancy, but you may not notice any pelvic discomfort or pressure until well into the third trimester. ... read more »

Common Postpartum Problems: Episiotomy Issues

If you received a small incision in your perineum while giving birth, this procedure is called an episiotomy. It is sometimes necessary in order to make more room for your baby during delivery. ... read more »

Gel Application to Reduce Pain During PAP Smear

Insertion of the speculum during a PAP smear examination can be painful for some women. The fear of this pain may be enough to keep women from scheduling an annual examination. ... read more »

Hatha Yoga to Relieve Lumbopelvic Pain During Pregnancy

Researchers from the UNICAMP School of Medicine in Sao Paulo completed a randomized trial comparing effectiveness of Hatha yoga and postural orientation. Both groups actively participated in their particular group for 10 weeks. ... read more »

Common Postpartum Problems: Painful Sex After Pregnancy

Experiencing postpartum discomfort isn't unusual, though the severity of discomfort you feel will depend on the type of delivery you had. ... read more »

Pregnant Women with Pelvic Girdle Pain Should Deliver Vaginally

A study recently published in the Norwegian Institute of Public Health suggests patients with pelvic girdle pain choose vaginal delivery, when possible, over C-section delivery to reduce pelvic girdle pain postpartum. ... read more »

IUD Implantation Pain Among Three Groups of Women

Implantation of an intrauterine system is painful. Researchers from the Human Reproduction Unit at the University of Campinas School of Medicine recently published a study outlining pain and difficulty of insertion among three groups of women. ... read more »

4 Postpartum Pains and How to Relieve the Pain

Just because labor is over and you’re holding the cutest baby on earth doesn’t mean the pain of pregnancy is over. Pregnancy and labor pains are taken over by postpartum pains almost immediately after giving birth. ... read more »

Pelvic Pain Causes

Many women experience pelvic pain at some time during their lives and most of the time pelvic pain is just the normal functioning of the reproductive or other organs. But not all pelvic pain is normal. ... read more »

Ureaplasma Urealyticum

Couples who experience infertility, recurrent pregnancy loss, pelvic pain, premenstrual symptoms, or vaginal symptoms should be tested for ureaplasma urealyticum. ... read more »

Endometriosis, Pain and Fertility – You Are Not Alone

Endometriosis was one of the most painful things I’ve ever lived through. Every month the cramping felt like knives were scraping the inside of my uterus and due to irregular bleeding I was afraid to have intercourse or do anything that could bring my period early. ... read more »