Presacral Neurectomy is another minimally invasive surgical technique to alleviate chronic pelvic pain. It can alleviate severe menstrual cramping pain or dysmenorrhea or used in conjuction with endometriosis surgery.
Adenomyosis is a disorder that is more common than most OBGYNs and patients realize. It is often the cause of pelvic pain and heavy bleeding that can mimic endometriosis or fibroids . It is a very difficult diagnosis to treat once found.
Endometriosis is a common issue that affects millions of women. It can cause severe pain before you rmenstrual cycles, pain with sex, infertility and other issues. It is a very diffciult diagnosis to obtain but also harder to effectively manage. Fortunately Dr. Quezada is adept in finding and treating endometriosis with goals of preserving fertility. There are a multitude of options, not just hysterectomy Find out more....
Fibroids (AKA Leiomyoma) is a common problem that affects many woman, but negative impacts black women in a disproportionately compared to others. It tends to run in families and can cause a litany of issues including: heavy bleeding, pressure, fullness, urge to pee or poop, pain with sex, infertility, back pain, severe menstrual cramping or leg pain. Prompt diagnosis offer the hope of early intervention and treatment.
Ovarian cysts are a common condition in women during the childbearing years. They result when a cyst forms on the ovary. An ovarian cyst may or may not cause symptoms. The majority of ovarian cysts go away without treatment. In some cases, surgery may be necessary to remove large or ongoing cysts.
Pelvic congestion syndrome is a condition in which the veins in the pelvis become stretched, widened, and congested with blood, similar to varicose veins in the legs. It occurs when the valves that control blood flow to the heart leak, allowing the blood to flow backward and pool in the pelvic veins. The organs affected are the uterus, ovaries and vulva. This condition can be treated successfully with hysterectomy but could be treated with other minor surgical procedures without compromising your fertility.
Pelvic inflammatory disease or PID is an infection of the uterus, fallopian tubes and/or ovaries caused by migration of bacteria usually acquired from sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), particularly gonorrhea and chlamydia. It can lead to infertility,ectopic pregnancy,chronic pelvic pain or other serious consequences. PID is common among sexually active women; an estimated one million American women and teens experience an episode of PID each year. It causes infertility in about 100,000 women annually, as well as a significant percentage of ectopic pregnancies as a result of damage to the lining of the tube.
Adhesions are bands of scar tissue that form during healing from pelvic surgery, infection or endometriosis. Although the formation of scar tissue is a normal part of the healing process, adhesions can be problematic because they cause parts of the body that are not normally connected to stick to each other. It is more common with open surgery and can lead to serious consequences.
Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) are bacterial, viral, and parasitic infections that are spread by sexual activity. Females, youths, and people of minority groups have the highest incidence of sexually transmitted diseases. Sexually transmitted diseases may or may not produce symptoms, but they can have severe consequences for women, developing babies during pregnancy, and breast feeding infants. Some sexually transmitted diseases are curable. Others are not, and may result in infertility or even death. It is important to prevent the spread of STDs and to receive prompt diagnosis and treatment if you suspect that you have been exposed to one.