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Pudendal nerve entrapment

Pudendal nerve entrapment: Introduction

Pudendal nerve entrapment: A condition where a nerve in the pelvis (pudendal nerve) becomes trapped or compressed. The problem can arise due to such things as pregnancy, postsurgical scarring and trauma but may also occur due to a birth malformation. Bicycle riding can also result in the condition. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Pudendal nerve entrapment is available below.

Symptoms of Pudendal nerve entrapment

  • Pain
  • Increase in pain when sitting
  • Reduced pain when standing
  • Absent pain when sitting on toilet
  • Absent pain when lying down
  • more symptoms...»

Treatments for Pudendal nerve entrapment

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Causes of Pudendal nerve entrapment

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Pudendal nerve entrapment: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Pudendal nerve entrapment: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Pudendal nerve entrapment

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Prognosis for Pudendal nerve entrapment

Prognosis for Pudendal nerve entrapment: Varies depending on the underlying cause, severity and duration of the entrapment.

Research about Pudendal nerve entrapment

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Pudendal nerve entrapment: Broader Related Topics

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Definitions of Pudendal nerve entrapment:

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Pudendal nerve entrapment as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet


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