The field of urogynecology is a subspecialty within obstetrics and gynecology and is dedicated to the study and treatment of pelvic floor disorders in women, in all the various ways that it can present itself.
The physicians at Baylor Scott & White Texas Urogynecology Associates have advanced training in complex benign gynecologic surgery including repair of vesicovaginal and rectovaginal fistulas. We strive to treat our patients in a compassionate environment with latest treatment options and surgical techniques available today.
Bowel incontinence is the loss of bowel control, leading to an involuntary passage of stool. This can range from occasionally leaking a small amount of stool and passing gas to completely losing control of bowel movements.
Constipation is most often defined as having a bowel movement less than three times per week. It usually is associated with hard stools or difficulty passing stools. You may have pain while passing stools.
A prolapse or bulging of the bladder into the vagina.
Prolapse or bulging of the small intestine into the space between the rectum and vagina.
Interstitial cystitis is a long-term (chronic) inflammation of the bladder wall.
Urge incontinence is the strong, sudden need to urinate due to bladder spasms or contractions.
Abnormal connections from a tract between the rectum and vagina, causing passage of gas or fecal material in an uncontrolled manner from the vagina.
Urinary (or bladder) incontinence is when you are not able to keep urine from leaking from your urethra, the tube that carries urine out of your body from your bladder.
Uterine prolapse is falling or sliding of the uterus from its normal position in the pelvic cavity into the vaginal canal.
Vaginal Vault Prolapse
A condition that occurs in women who have previously undergone hysterectomy in which the ligaments which normally hold the upper vagina in place have torn or weakened and allow the upper vagina to fold down into itself, or to protrude through the vaginal opening.
Abnormal connections between the bladder and the vagina, resulting in uncontrolled loss of urine from the vagina.
If vulvodynia localized to the vulvar region, it tends to be associated with a highly localized “burning” or “cutting” type of pain.