The Female Pelvic Medicine

Sexual Wellness

Confidence is the New Sexy

Many women experience lack of desire, discomfort or other sexual difficulties at different times of their lives. Sexual Wellness is the state of physical, emotional, mental and social well-being related to sexuality that can assessed and improved through sensitive and proper medical care.

Conditions

Low Sex Drive <

Low sex drive and decreased sexual desire is a common concern for many women.

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Arousal Disorders <

Female sexual arousal disorder is the inability to become or stay aroused during intercourse.

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Orgasmic Disorders <

Orgasmic disorders can cause a woman to have difficulty reaching orgasm, even when sexually aroused.

Persistent Sexual Arousal Syndrome <

Persistent sexual arousal syndrome is a condition that causes persistent and uncontrollable genital arousal without any feelings of sexual desire. This is also known as persistent genital arousal disorder (PGAD).

Behavioral Disorders <

Behavioral disorders can affect a woman’s sex life and intimacy within her relationship.

Vaginismus <

Vaginismus is a condition in which the muscles of a woman’s vagina squeeze, clinch, or spasm, creating discomfort and pain when something is inserted, such as a tampon or a penis during sex.

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Vulvovestibulodynia <

Vulvovestibulodynia is a condition that causes pain at the entrance of the vaginal canal. This often occurs only during touch or pressure, which can make it extremely difficult to comfortably engage in intercourse.

Dyspareunia <

Dyspareunia is characterized by painful intercourse—either during or afterwards—for women due to structural or psychological influences. Dyspareunia can create discomfort not only from penetration during sex, but even with simple activities such as inserting a tampon.

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Vaginal Laxity <

Vaginal laxity can make sex painful or awkward for women. She may feel a loss of sexual desire because of different sensations of intercourse. Because of this decreased sensation, it may make orgasms difficult or next to impossible for a woman.

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Pelvic Floor Hypertonia <

A hypertonic pelvic floor causes the pelvic floor muscles to spasm, making sexual intercourse extremely painful.

Hyposensitivity <

Vaginal hyposensitivity, or numbness, can make it difficult to achieve orgasm and often negatively affects a woman’s sex life.

Vaginal Constriction <

Vaginal constriction causes the vagina to seem unusually small or constricted.

Hormonal Imbalance <

Have you noticed your sex drive decreasing recently? Unfortunately, as a woman ages, her body struggles to maintain hormonal balance. This includes a decrease in the very important hormone for females: estrogen.

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Solutions

Behavioral Therapy <

Dr. Guerette offers behavioral therapy based on your individual concerns and unique situation. Contact our office to schedule your own private consultation with Dr. Guerette at The Female Pelvic Medicine Institute.

PFT® <

Our PFT® Health Coaching is a unique program offered at The Female Pelvic Medicine Institute. Our Director of Rehabilitation, MaryAnne Snavely, works with women to develop proper lifestyle factors and decrease the risk of pelvic organs dropping—a common problem that can lead to issues such as urine leakage and incontinence.

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Medical Therapies <

Dr. Guerette offers various medical therapies to help women who are struggling with issues regarding their sexual wellness.

Injection Therapy <

Contact our office to talk with Dr. Guerette about injection therapy for sexual wellness.

Neuromodulation <

Dr. Guerette uses neuromodulation to help improve chronic pain or sexual dysfunction.

Sexual Wellness Surgery <

Dr. Guerette may recommend surgery for women concerned about their sexual wellness due to problems such as vaginal laxity. He will personalize your procedure plan based on your unique condition and desired outcome.

Energy Based Treatments <

Contact our office to learn about energy based treatments offered by Dr. Guerette.

Hormone Therapy <

Dr. Guerette may recommend hormone therapy to help treat concerns associated with a hormonal imbalance. He will recommend a personalized treatment plan based on your specific concerns and unique case.

Devices <

Contact our office to learn about devices offered by Dr. Guerette for sexual wellness purposes.

Advanced Massage Therapy <

Advanced massage therapy is available at The Female Pelvic Medicine Institute to help with a variety of sexual wellness concerns.

I put off seeing a doctor because I was embarrassed about my condition. Dr. Guerette put me at ease and, ultimately, he made me feel like a new woman.

EMILY, AGE 45

Virginia’s premier practice for vaginal rejuvenation, urogynecology, hormone therapy & laser therapy.

Dr. Guerette is the former Director of Urogynecology and Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery at Pennsylvania Hospital and Assistant Professor for the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. Dr. Guerette also served as Associate Program Director of Urogynecology and Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery at Drexel / Hahnemann University College of Medicine in Philadelphia. He received his medical degree from the State University of New York before completing a dual residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology and Family Medicine. Dr. Guerette subsequently continued his training at the Cleveland Clinic, completing a three-year fellowship in Urogynecology and Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery.

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