Pelvic Pain: The Academia Approach

Pelvic Pain

A woman’s pelvis carries an abundant array of organs, each with its own pathways of nerves. A problem with any of these organs can be translated by its nerves as pain. Causes of Pelvic Pain A woman’s pelvis carries structures representing urinary, gastrointestinal, genital, musculo-skeletal, lymphatic, vascular, and nervous systems. … Read More

MRKH: When the uterus and vagina do not develop

MRKH

MRKH stands for Mayer–Rokitansky–Küster–Hauser syndrome. Other names for this condition are müllerian aplasia and müllerian agenesis. MRKH occurs in one out of every 4,000–10,000 females. MRKH is caused when the channels that normally form the fallopian tubes, uterus, cervix, and the upper two-thirds of the vagina do not get formed … Read More

What is the best way to treat the symptoms of menopause?

Menopause

Once a woman has experienced the absence of her period for twelve straight months, the functioning of her ovaries has decreased enough to cause the cessation of menstruation. This is called menopause, and all women, usually beyond their fifties and sometimes earlier in life, will experience it. The cessation of … Read More

When should a girl start seeing a gynecologist?

Teens

The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists recommends that a girl first see a gynecologist between the ages of 13 and 15, once her menstrual cycle has begun. If a parent is interested in their daughter receiving the HPV vaccine, then an earlier visit is recommended. It is especially vital … Read More