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British Study Sheds Light on Postmenopausal DyspareuniaDyspareunia is a common female health problem, according to a large British population probability survey, affecting 7.5% of sexually active women.
SERM Ospemifene Reduces Vestibular Nerve Fiber SensitivityA newly published pilot study is the first to show that the selective estrogen receptor modulator (SERM) ospemifene effectively normalizes vestibular innervation sensitivity, in addition to confirming that it relieves postmenopausal vestibular signs and symptoms.
Lower-Dose Estradiol Vaginal Cream Effectively Relieves Postmenopausal DyspareuniaA lower-dose estradiol vaginal cream than is currently available in the United States was an effective and well-tolerated treatment for dyspareunia in postmenopausal women, according to a recent phase 3, randomized, multicenter, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial.
Cervical Cancer Survivors Have High Scores for Sexual DistressHigher levels of distress were linked to increased vaginal sexual symptoms, worry about dyspareunia, dissatisfaction with a relationship, and concerns about body image in a study looking at sexual well-being among cervical cancer survivors.
Laparoscopy Significantly Improves Deep Dyspareunia Associated with EndometriosisAccording to researchers, laparoscopic treatment can significantly improve the sex lives of women with endometriosis by relieving deep dyspareunia.
Dyspareunia Linked to Underlying Form of EndometriosisWomen who complain of dyspareunia are four times more likely to have endometriosis than healthy women, according to a study.
Tools Test Drive: Sureglide, Überlube, and TruClearDr Greenberg reports his thoughts on the Sureglide device and preventing lacerations during cesarean, Überlube and helping women with vaginal dryness and dyspareunia, and TruClear ULTRA Mini tissue removal device for mechanical morcellation.
Right question resolves teen’s pain dilemmaA 16-year-old girl presents to an emergency department (ED) accompanied by her boyfriend to report a 24-hour history of right lower quadrant pain. The pain is associated with midline lower back pain and light vaginal bleeding (1 to 2 tampons per day). She has experienced some nausea but no vomiting.
Chronic sexual pain: a layered guide to evaluation
Chronic sexual pain: a layered guide to evaluationMany advances have been made in understanding the multi-layered causes of sexual pain, and most women can resume or begin satisfying sexual lives after diagnosis and up-to-date treatment.
Mode of delivery linked to painful intercourseA first-of-its-kind prospective study by researchers from Australia shows that women who have operative deliveries may be at increased risk of dyspareunia during the postpartum period.