Vulvovaginal Health at RemedyNow Health Care in Milwaukee

The Vulvovaginal Health at RemedyNow Health Care in Milwaukee is provided by Dr. Danish Siddiqui. Dr. Siddiqui is a member of the International Society for the Study of Vulvovaginal Disorders, the preeminent medical society devoted to the treatment of vulvovaginal disorders and sexual pain. He specializes in the care and treatment of women with disorders of the vulva and vagina, including vulvodynia, vaginismus, chronic vaginitis, lichenoid disorders, and complicated yeast and bacterial infections, among others.

Dr. Siddiqui has the training, knowledge, and experience required to accurately diagnose and effectively treat vulvar and vaginal disorders, providing women with much-needed relief from these often painful, uncomfortable, and challenging conditions.

These conditions are diagnosed and managed with a multidisciplinary approach designed to meet your needs using as needed. The conditions are treated with both traditional and bioidentical compounded medications. Vaginal and Vulvar Lasers and natural holistic options like Platelet rich Plasma and Fibrin are also available and readily used to treat the recalcitrant conditions.

The conditions which can be treated are:

Dermatologic diseases of the Vulva

Dermatologic conditions affecting the vulva, such as Lichen Sclerosus and Lichen Planus, are intricate and often misunderstood. These conditions can significantly impact a person’s quality of life and necessitate a nuanced understanding for effective management. Let’s delve into each:

Lichen Sclerosus

Lichen Sclerosus is a chronic, inflammatory skin condition that primarily affects the skin of the vulva, though it can occur elsewhere on the body. It often appears as white, patchy areas that are thinner than surrounding skin. While its exact cause remains unknown, hormonal imbalances, autoimmune factors, and genetic predispositions are considered potential contributors.

Symptoms:
  • Itching (pruritus)
  • Discomfort or pain
  • White patches that may appear shiny or smooth
  • Scarring and skin changes leading to fusion of the labia

Lichen Planus

Lichen Planus is another chronic inflammatory condition that can affect the skin and mucous membranes, including the vulva. It manifests as itchy, purple-colored lesions that may be flat-topped and have a polygonal shape. The exact cause of Lichen Planus remains unclear, but it’s believed to involve immune system reactions.

Symptoms:
  • Itching or burning sensation
  • Purple-colored, raised lesions
  • Painful sores or ulcers

Female Sexual Pain Disorders

Understanding and addressing female sexual pain disorders, such as Vulvodynia and Vaginismus, is crucial for women’s sexual health and overall well-being. These conditions can significantly impact intimacy and quality of life, necessitating informed approaches for management and treatment.

Vulvodynia

Vulvodynia is characterized by chronic pain or discomfort in the vulvar area without an identifiable cause. This condition can manifest as burning, stinging, or rawness in the vulva, leading to pain during sexual activity or even while performing everyday tasks like sitting or exercising. The exact cause of Vulvodynia remains uncertain, with factors like nerve irritation, hormonal changes, muscle spasms, and genetic predispositions being potential contributors.

Symptoms:
  • Pain or burning sensation in the vulvar area
  • Discomfort with prolonged sitting or wearing tight clothing
  • Pain during sexual intercourse (dyspareunia)

Vaginismus

Vaginismus is a condition characterized by involuntary muscle spasms in the pelvic floor muscles, making vaginal penetration difficult or impossible. This reflexive tightening can cause significant pain or discomfort during attempts at intercourse, tampon insertion, or even during a gynecological exam. The precise cause of Vaginismus can vary from psychological factors like anxiety or fear of pain to physical issues such as infections or trauma.

Symptoms:
  • Involuntary muscle spasms in the vaginal area
  • Pain or discomfort during attempted penetration
  • Difficulty or inability to engage in sexual intercourse

Recurrent Vulvovaginal conditions

Vaginitis

Vaginitis refers to inflammation of the vagina often caused by infections, hormonal changes, or irritants. This condition may result from various factors such as bacterial infections (bacterial vaginosis), fungal infections (yeast infections), or even reactions to certain hygiene products. Symptoms include vaginal itching, abnormal discharge, and discomfort.

Recurrent Bacterial Vaginosis

Bacterial vaginosis is a common vaginal infection caused by an imbalance of bacteria in the vagina. Recurrence of bacterial vaginosis is frequent and may occur due to various factors, including multiple sexual partners, douching, or an imbalance in vaginal flora.

Recurrent Yeast Infections (Candidiasis)

Yeast infections, primarily caused by the fungus Candida, can lead to itching, irritation, and a thick, white vaginal discharge. Recurrence may be triggered by factors like antibiotic use, hormonal changes, or a weakened immune system.

Desquamative Inflammatory Vaginitis (DIV)

Desquamative inflammatory vaginitis is a rare chronic condition characterized by severe vaginal inflammation and discharge. It often causes significant discomfort and burning sensations.

Schedule a Consultation

Invest in your comfort and well-being with RemedyNow Health Care in Milwaukee, where Dr. Danish Siddiqui, a trusted expert in vulvovaginal health, offers specialized care backed by cutting-edge treatments. With a comprehensive approach tailored to your unique needs, including innovative options like bioidentical compounded medications, vaginal and vulvar lasers, and natural holistic therapies, Dr. Siddiqui strives to bring relief from the complexities of vulvar and vaginal disorders. Trust in Dr. Siddiqui’s expertise to navigate through these challenging conditions, providing you with the care and solutions you deserve for a more comfortable and fulfilling life.

Call RemedyNow today to schedule your appointment

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