Case Study Pelvic Floor Dysfunction

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1. I diagnosis Eleanor with pelvic floor dysfunction (PFD) based on her history and examination. Pelvic floor dysfunction is the inability to control the pelvic floor muscles and failure to function properly is due to old age, obesity, pregnancy, menopause, and a vaginal delivery (Bartling, 2016). Its symptoms include urinary problems, constipation, a heavy feeling or bulge in the pelvis, and pain. Eleanor presents a majority of the risks factors and symptoms. She is more likely to have PFD since she is 88-years old and mother of two because she is of old age and went into labor twice. She informs the gynecologist she has difficulties with constipation, pain in her lower back, a sensation of something coming down her vagina and frequent urination. Her …show more content…
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