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Pelvic Floor Disorders

Pelvic Floor Disorders: Overview, Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis | Singapore General Hospital

Pelvic Floor Disorders - What it is

Pelvic Floor Disorders Singapore General Hospital

Pelvic floor disorders are a group of conditions that affect both men and women, and can involve more than one pelvic organ. This can lead to problems ranging from leakage of urine or faeces, to difficulty passing urine or stools.

Pelvic Floor Disorders - Symptoms

  • Soiling of underwear with stools while sleeping or before reaching the toilet
  • Leakage of urine when laughing, coughing or sneezing
  • A feeling of dragging or heaviness in the pelvic area

Pelvic Floor Disorders - How to prevent?

Pelvic Floor Disorders - Causes and Risk Factors

  • Childbirth
  • Previous surgery around the anal region
  • Neurological diseases
  • Trauma to the anal region
  • Congenital disorders
  • Pelvic organ prolapse
  • Inflammatory bowel disease
  • Irritable bowel syndrome

Pelvic Floor Disorders - Diagnosis

As multiple pelvic organs can be affected at any one time, a multidisciplinary approach is essential to assess and treat patients in order to provide the best outcomes.

Pelvic Floor Disorders - Treatments

Established in 2008, the SGH Pelvic Floor Disorder Service is a seamless, multidisciplinary service that aims to provide holistic and integrated care by experts in the fields of Colorectal Surgery, Urology and Obstretrics & Gynaecology.

We offer:

  • Comprehensive investigations conducted in a state-of-the-art pelvic floor laboratory and urology centre
  • Individualised behavioural training and counseling
  • Wide range of standard treatment and cutting-edge surgical options
  • One-stop multidisciplinary management and treatment planning for complex pelvic floor disorders

Pelvic Floor Disorders - Preparing for surgery

Pelvic Floor Disorders - Post-surgery care

Pelvic Floor Disorders - Other Information

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