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Does Interstitial Cystitis Have Any Affect On Female Orgasams
Pbs is also called interstitial cystitis (ic). It is a chronic condition of the bladder that causes pain in the pelvis and low abdomen. The exact cause is unknown but seems to have some correlation with endometriosis and is more common in women. There is a lot of research by urogynecology and urology trying to better understand what causes it and how to treat it. Diet has ...Read more
Does frequent masturbation affect body functions, have any adversity(short&long term), and deffer from sexual intetcourse?
Can interstitial cystitis cause sharp shooting vaginal and rectal pain in addition to cramping w/ full bladder? A urologist I knows says "nope". Ic doesn't do that.
Consider workup: While it is possible that ic can cause quite severe pelvic floor pain, you should be seen by a urologist who is familiar with ic. Make sure there is not something else going on to cause your pain, such as endometriosis, infection, abscess, mass. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes: Symptoms of ic such as urgency, frequency, burning and bladder/ pelvic pain can exacerbate after sexual activity. Many of these symptoms are related to pelvic floor hypertonicity, or spasm of the pelvic muscles. Women with this condition often experience an exacerbation of symptoms for 24-72 hours after a sexual encounter. Pelvic floor pt can help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It varies: Chronic pelvic pain decreases the feel good hormones and chemicals in your brain. Often sex drive decreases. If pain increases with sexual activity, aversion to sex can develop. The treatment of pelvic pain needs a multidisciplinary approach. The team may include a gynecologist (with expertise in pelvic pain), pelvic floor physical therapists, psychologist, urologist and colorectal specialists. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hi(18yrfemale)I wud like to knw if pulling in(eg.urine)n finding sexual pleasure in it a form of masterbation?
Does this affect my fertility n period?
Sexual pleasure: Any solo act that derives sexual pleasure is a form of masturbation and in this case will not affect either your period or fertility. Anecdotally, Catholic girls were taught that masturbation was a sin against God, so instead they simply squeezed their legs together to derive the pleasure and "avoid the sin". Mission accomplished! ...Read more
Hi, does hypothyroidism can produce a burning sensation on vagina there´s no infection on paps or cultures, how hypo can afect vagina vulva and cervix?
Interesting issue: I've been a position for over 20 years and have treated many thyroid patients. I've never heard of thyroid issues causing your symptoms. I would seek the opinion of another gynecologist. There are certain rare conditions such as Lichen Planus that can do this. Of course I am not saying that you have this but maybe another doctor could figure out what is wrong with you. Best of luck! ...Read more
I have ic (bladder spasms as we)ll. I'm a very sensitive, emotional 52 year old woman and i wonder if that can effect my ic & bladder spasms adversely?
Why does sex burn my vagina? I don't have any type of STD and no bladder infection or uti. What could be the problem?. We do lube.
Water soluble lube?: If you are using a water soluble lube such as k-y or maxi lube then it is likely that you are experiencing either a ph reaction to his sperm or an allergy. Wearing a condom will rule out the latter. Semen is slightly alkaline and the vagina is mildly acidic and can cause a mild acid/base reaction in some women. ...Read more
Sex/dyspareunia/IC: Yes; dyspareunia and ic are often related. It is felt that intercourse can precipitate exacerbations of ic. ...Read more
I have urine urge & frequency but no pain. Could this be Interstitial cystitis? Is hydrodistension safe? Can my bladder burst?
Here are some ...: Glad to know you've no pain but urgency & frequency. So, work on lifestyle modification as the initial step of care by avoiding foods / beverages containing bladder irritants such coffee / caffeine-rich drinks like tea, coke, pop, etc. as well as urine-producing drinks such as all alcohol beverages & water over-drinking, and voiding timely. As to bladder dilation, it's safe under anesthesia ... ...Read more
Quality First: A semen analysis evaluates several important aspects of the sperm seen in the ejaculation. The most important are volume of ejaculate, concentration of sperm, % moving, % moving mostly straight, and the appearance of the sperm. Other factors include round cells in the semen (pus cells), which means inflammation. This can impair fertility by clumping the sperm. Antibiotics and a do a recheck ...Read more
Have a neurogenic bladder and not involved in sex because of fear of urinary retention and burning pain. If I do masturbate, will it effect my bladder?
It can: Epididymitis is inflammation of the epididymis, which is a tube located at the back of the testicles. The tube stores and carries sperm. It is caused by an infection, usually a bacterial or a sexually transmitted infection. Symptoms can include: painful and swollen scrotum, pain with intercourse and ejaculation, blood in the semen. See your doctor for testing and antibiotics. ...Read more
Does taking supplements(protein shakes) can causes uti, stones, or any other urinary tract/prostate problems? I feel burning sensation in right testes
Also called interstitial cystitis, this is a chronic condition of the bladder that causes pain in the pelvis and low abdomen. The exact cause is unknown but seems to have some correlation with endometriosis and is more common in women. Ongoing research by urogynecologists and urologists are trying to better understand what causes it and how to treat it. Diet has ...Read more
A urinary tract infection, also known as an UTI, may involve the kidney, ureter, bladder, or urethra. A common cause is an intestinal bacteria, E. coli. Common symptoms include a frequent urge to urinate, and pain or burning when urinating. Antibiotics are typically ...Read more
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