Female Urology - Common Pelvic Floor Disorders

  • Urinary incontinence (involuntary loss of urine)
  • Urinary retention (difficulty with emptying the bladder)
  • Frequency of urination (urinating more than eight times in 24 hours)
  • Nocturia (waking from sleep to urinate two or more times per night)
  • Vaginal prolapse ( experienced as a “bulge” at the opening of the vagina or a sense that “something is falling out”)
  • Fecal incontinence (involuntary loss of stool)
  • Recurrent urinary tract infections
  • Pelvic floor or bladder pain
  • Pain with intercourse

Women do not need to “learn to live with” these conditions since effective help is available through urogynecology.

An urogynecologist is an obstetrician/gynecologist who has completed fellowship training in the evaluation and treatment of pelvic floor disorders.