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The effect of grandmultiparity on chronic pelvic pain and sexual discomfort.
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PMID:  9184949     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
OBJECTIVES: To investigate the effect of grandmultiparity on chronic pelvic pain and sexual complaints. METHODS: 71 grandmultiparas and 65 non-grandmultiparas were interviewed. RESULTS: Pelvic pain, chronic pelvic pain and other pain compliants were significantly more frequent in grandmultiparas than non-grandmultiparas (P < 0.001). Of the grandmultiparas, 94.4% had pelvic pain and 81.7% had chronic pelvic pain. Coital complaints were observed in nearly half of both groups. CONCLUSION: Grandmultiparity has lasting reproductive health consequences in addition to its affect on obstetrical outcome and pelvic support.
S A Gürel; H Gürel
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  International journal of gynaecology and obstetrics: the official organ of the International Federation of Gynaecology and Obstetrics     Volume:  57     ISSN:  0020-7292     ISO Abbreviation:  Int J Gynaecol Obstet     Publication Date:  1997 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1997-08-21     Completed Date:  1997-08-21     Revised Date:  2005-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0210174     Medline TA:  Int J Gynaecol Obstet     Country:  IRELAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  133-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Yüzüncü Yil University Medical School, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Van, Turkey.
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MeSH Terms
Analysis of Variance
Case-Control Studies
Chronic Disease
Data Collection
Logistic Models
Pelvic Pain / epidemiology,  etiology*,  physiopathology
Regression Analysis
Risk Factors
Sexual Dysfunction, Physiological / epidemiology,  etiology*,  physiopathology

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