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Dr. William Harris
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Painful Bladder Syndrome (Definition)

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


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Does frequent masturbation affect body functions, have any adversity(short&long term), and deffer from sexual intetcourse?

Does frequent masturbation affect body functions, have any adversity(short&long term), and deffer from sexual intetcourse?

Few, if any: No, you won't get warts on your hands, but very, very frequent masturbation can cause vulvar or vaginal abrasions not unlike actual intercourse. ...Read more

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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.

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 more

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I want know about endrometriosis disease if endrometriosis female sex with normal male that affect male sex organ or not?

Endometriosis: This is about pain in the pelvis from uterine lining tissue leaking in the pelvic cavity. It cannot affect or be 'contagious' to the male. ...Read more

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Can having sex exacerbate my symptoms of interstitial cystitis?

Can having sex exacerbate my  symptoms of interstitial cystitis?

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 more

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How does chronic female pelvic pain affect my wife's lovemaking?

How does chronic female pelvic pain affect my wife's lovemaking?

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 more

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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?

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

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Anyone have any good advice on inflammation of bladder? It's called cystitis?

Anyone have any good advice on inflammation of bladder?  It's called cystitis?

Yes: Bacterial infections are a common cause. Other organisms include chlamydia and yeast. Interstitial cystitis has all the symptoms of a bladder infection but the urine is sterile. Medication is available. ...Read more

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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?

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

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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.

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

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Can having sex bring on symptoms of interstitial cystitis?

Can having sex bring on symptoms of interstitial cystitis?

Sex/dyspareunia/IC: Yes; dyspareunia and ic are often related. It is felt that intercourse can precipitate exacerbations of ic. ...Read more

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I have urine urge & frequency but no pain. Could this be Interstitial cystitis? Is hydrodistension safe? Can my bladder burst?

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

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Does leukorrhea have any effect on sperm and conceiving?

Does leukorrhea have any effect on sperm and conceiving?

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

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What effect does sexual arousal have on a womans vagina?

What effect does sexual arousal have on a womans vagina?

It depends: With normal, pleasurable sexual intercourse, the vagina is stretched, becomes lubricated and engorged and if you have an orgasm then it contracts in a rhythmic pattern. ...Read more

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Can you have Interstitial cystitis pain on one side?

Unlikely: It is possible, but unlikely. Pain to one side usually suggest a source other than the bladder. Best to see your doctor for evaluation ...Read more

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Does the epididymitis or prostatitis affect my sex life ?

Does the epididymitis or prostatitis affect my sex life ?

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

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Does taking supplements(protein shakes) can causes uti, stones, or any other urinary tract/prostate problems? I feel burning sensation in right testes

Does taking supplements(protein shakes) can causes uti, stones, or any other urinary tract/prostate problems? I feel burning sensation in right testes

Unlikely: The pain in your testis is rather unlikely to be related to your supplemental protein shakes. You need to see a urologist and have this examined. Good luck. ...Read more

Dr. Scott Keith
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Interstitial Cystitis (Definition)

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


Dr. Patricia Foster
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Urinary Tract Infection (Definition)

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