What is Endometriosis ?

Published on Mar 28, 2019

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Endometriosis is the implantation of the endometrial tissue in the pelvis or the abdomen. Endometrial tissue is what you see on your pad during menses. We think it finds its way to the inside of the abdomen through the fallopian tubes, tubes attaching the inside of the uterus to the inside of the abdomen. In most people the bodies immune system cleans these implants, but in 6-10% of women it does not. These implants attach to the organs in the pelvis and abdomen and grow each month causing inflammation during menses. Continue reading “What is Endometriosis ?”

Is Your Pelvic Pain Caused by Your Bladder?

Published on May 27, 2016

Interstitial cystitis (IC) is a chronic pelvic pain condition that has its origin in the bladder. Two to seven percent or the population (primarily women) suffer from this potentially debilitating condition. Women with recurrent urinary tract infection symptoms and negative cultures, recurrent vaginal irritation symptoms without positive culture or significant discharge or irritation, and more classically, pain with bladder fullness should be evaluated for IC.

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