pelvic pain

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There are a lot of different causes of pelvic pain, and there’s never just one cause of pelvic pain. Many times there is more than one or two, three, or four causes in someone who presents with pelvic pain. And it expands all organ systems. It goes from vascular, urological, gynecological,...

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Although endometriosis is the most common condition identified among women with dysmenorrhea and chronic pelvic pain, its evaluation and management presents many challenges to practicing clinicians. This lecture will provide participants with a practical and state-of-the-art approach to the care of...

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Conclusions from a new study suggest that gabapentin may be an effective treatment for provoked vulvodynia, a chronic pain condition marked by stinging, irritation, and burning, which is aggravated by contact, and may lead to sexual dysfunction. Lead author Gloria Bachmann, MD, MMS, Director of the...

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Although endometriosis is the most common condition identified among women with dysmenorrhea and chronic pelvic pain, its evaluation and management presents many challenges to practicing clinicians. This lecture will provide participants with a practical and state-of-the art approach to the care of...

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Pelvic pain is a global problem affecting people across the gender spectrum through a limitation of quality of life, a loss of pleasure, and often a loss of hope for recovery. This session will outline the interdisciplinary options for taking advantage of current pain science as a framework to...

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It is estimated that up to 21% of women worldwide experience significant pain during intercourse at some point in their lifetime. Research shows that most women suffer in silence for years before they obtain proper care. Pain during intercourse, or dyspareunia, can be classified into superficial...

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Sexual pain affects almost 20% of women across the world and in the United States somewhere between 8% and 20% depending on who you read. It’s been associated with a lot of physical disability, sexual dysfunction, psychiatric disability and excessive healthcare costs. The problem is because it’s...

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AbbVie, a research based global biopharmaceutical company, announced this week that the FDA has issued approval for ORILISSATM, the company’s trade name for elagolix, for the treatment of moderate to severe pain associated with endometriosis. Developed in cooperation with Neurocrine Biosciences, Inc...

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When pelvic pain strikes, the impact is catastrophic. In this talk, we will uncover how the musculoskeletal system contributes to this debilitating condition. Pelvic floor muscle dysfunction is associated with pelvic pain, and prevalence estimates in various pelvic pain conditions, including...

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