There are many reasons you may be referred to a urogynecologist. The most common are for birth-related injuries and other post-partum muscle or ligament damages. Just a few of the most common reasons include:
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Women who have urogynecological problems quickly become aware that these issues are seldom life threatening, but that they can cause a great deal of stress, upheaval, and serious discomfort in their day-to-day lives. These conditions can affect everything from bathroom habits to sexual activity, and they may lead to embarrassing and painful experiences.
Most urogynecologists set a treatment goal of improving quality of life with a focus on using conservative measures to counteract symptoms in the early stages of treatment.
If you are dealing with prolapses pelvic organs, incontinence, pain, constipation, or other conditions that affect your ability to urinate, defecate, or enjoy sexual activity, make an appointment with your primary care physician and start the steps to obtaining a referral for urogynecology. The sooner you treat the problem, the sooner you’ll be living a happier and pain-free life.