Tools Test Drive: Sureglide, Überlube, and TruClearDr Greenberg reports his thoughts on the Sureglide device and preventing lacerations during cesarean, Überlube and helping women with vaginal dryness and dyspareunia, and TruClear ULTRA Mini tissue removal device for mechanical morcellation.
Chronic sexual pain: a layered guide to evaluation
Chronic sexual pain: a layered guide to evaluationMany advances have been made in understanding the multi-layered causes of sexual pain, and most women can resume or begin satisfying sexual lives after diagnosis and up-to-date treatment.
Mode of delivery linked to painful intercourseA first-of-its-kind prospective study by researchers from Australia shows that women who have operative deliveries may be at increased risk of dyspareunia during the postpartum period.
New SERM approved for dyspareuniaAn estrogen receptor agonist, ospemifene counteracts the effects of declining estrogen hormones on vaginal tissue, thereby reducing pain during intercourse.
FDA approves agent for postmenopausal dyspareuniaThe FDA has approved ospemifene (Osphena) to treat women experiencing moderate to severe dyspareunia, a symptom of vulvar and vaginal atrophy due to menopause.