DYSPAREUNIA AMONG WOMEN SUBJECTED TO NORMAL VAGINAL DELIVERY WITH EPISIOTOMY

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Kashif Ur Rehman Khalil
Syeda Asima Safdar
Shahnaz Parveen

Abstract

Objectives: To determine the frequency of dyspareunia among women subjected to normal vaginal delivery with
episiotomy.
Material and Methods: This study was conducted in the in the Department of Gynecology, Hayatabad Medical Complex,
Peshawar, Pakistan from October 2015 to April 2016. Through a case series Study design, a total of 131 women
prepared for normal vaginal delivery with episiotomy were selected in a consecutive manner from the OPD and followed
up after 6 weeks to record dyspareunia.
Results: The mean age group of patients in our study was 23.9 ± 4.8 years. Most of the women were in the age group
15-25 years (65.6%). On follow up after 6 weeks, dyspareunia was recorded in 29.8% of women.
Conclusion: Dyspareunia after normal vaginal delivery with episiotomy is common in our population with no age
predilection.

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