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What Does A Prolapsed Uterus Look Like?

February 26, 2022

Because there are several types of pelvic organ prolapse, as well as varying degrees of severity, it can be difficult to know if symptoms you are experiencing are related to a specific type of prolapse. While we always advise against self-diagnosing, (especially considering that we offer free consultations), there are indicators of prolapse that you can look out for. First […]

Do You Have an Enlarged Clitoris From Testosterone Replacement Therapy?

February 20, 2022

Testosterone replacement therapy (TRT) for women has become increasingly popular in recent years. Testosterone levels in women naturally decrease over time, and the decline accelerates as women reach menopause. Women suffering from low testosterone often experience decreased sexual desire, less sexual satisfaction, low mood, fatigue, and muscular weakness. By taking testosterone in the form of creams, pills, or pellets, women […]

Traveling From San Antonio to Austin for da Vinci Sacrocolpopexy

February 2, 2022

Austin, Texas has a national reputation for being one of the best cities to visit due to its top notch cultural and culinary scenes. It also happens to be home to Austin Urogynecology and Dr. George Shashoua, a nationally top-ranked surgeon who is board-certified in Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery. Given how critical it is to find an experienced […]

What Is Pelvic Organ Prolapse?

January 28, 2022

The pelvic floor is a group of muscles that form a sling across the pelvic opening, which supports the pelvic organs and helps keep them in place. This includes the vagina, uterus, bladder, bowels, and rectum. Because these are some of the primary sexual and digestive organs in the body, it should go without saying that the pelvic floor performs […]

What Is Perineal Descent?

January 21, 2022

When the perineum (the area between the anus and the vagina) begins to bulge and descend below the bony outlet of the pelvis, it can cause discomfort and difficulty in daily life. This condition, known as perineal descent, is commonly a result of chronic straining in patients experiencing constipation, however there are several other conditions that can weaken the pelvic […]

What Are Vaginal Tightening Creams And How Do They Work?

December 13, 2021

There are several factors that can cause the vaginal tissue and perineum to loosen over time, including genetics and childbirth. Fortunately, there are several different treatment options to help restore your vaginal anatomy. The best treatment option will vary from patient to patient, and while surgical vaginal rejuvenation might be best for some individuals, others would likely see benefits from […]

Are Testosterone Pellets For Women Painful?

December 6, 2021

There are several factors that patients consider when researching different types of hormone replacement therapy (HRT). Cost, effectiveness, side effects, and ease of application can range significantly from treatment to treatment. Historically, hormone replacement therapy has usually come in the form of creams, pills, and injections, however in recent years pellet implants have become an increasingly popular delivery method due […]

How Are Hormone Pellets Inserted?

November 22, 2021

Low testosterone in women is more common than many people realize, so unless you’re familiar with the symptoms you might not be aware that you could be suffering from it. There are several key symptoms that can indicate low testosterone levels in women. In addition to decreased libido, low testosterone can also manifest as decreased energy, vaginal dryness, and low […]

How Long Does it Take for Testosterone Pellets to Work?

October 29, 2021

If you have been diagnosed with a hormone imbalance such as low testosterone or estrogen, chances are you are already familiar with bioidentical hormone replacement therapy (BHRT) as a treatment option. Unlike other forms of hormone replacement therapy (HRT) that utilize synthetic hormones, bioidentical hormones are plant-derived and are chemically identical to the ones naturally produced in the human body. […]

Why Would Women Need Testosterone Replacement Therapy?

October 18, 2021

Testosterone is and androgen hormone and is the dominant sex hormone in males, which means that it plays a critical role in the development of male reproductive and sexual characteristics. However, just because testosterone is considered a “male hormone” doesn’t mean that it isn’t also found in women. In fact, the presence of a small amount of testosterone is absolutely […]

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