Dr. Corey Babb made a video recently answering a question about vaginismus & pelvic exams. While he appears to address & instruct providers in the first part of the video, he offers some hope for patients in the latter part of the video. At the end, he offers a mic drop: Patients have the right to say,”No, I’m not going to have an exam today.”
After her trip to Tulsa in October, Stephanie met with Dr. Babb for her virtual post-op. During that appointment, Dr. Babb asked her to have a local gynecologist run a test for him. Stephanie scheduled an appointment for December 11th with a local OBGYN who was recommended by her primary care doctor. However, her symptoms got worse over Thanksgiving week, and she ended up at Urgent Care on Black Friday. You may not know this, but urgent care facilities, as well as emergency rooms, are notorious in the chronic pain world for not helping, and gaslighting patients.
Our next fundraiser is coming up quickly! We’re holding a virtual fudge & wine tasting on January 25th, 2024 at 8:30pm Eastern/5:30pm Pacific. We’re raising money to help women like Mary and Bella who are suffering from complex gynecologic pain.
Imagine this: Your favorite pastime is reading a book and enjoying a cup of coffee. Now imagine that you’ve been struggling with chronic pain for most of your life. You have a hysterectomy to deal with some of the pain, but you wake up from that surgery with pain that makes it painful to sit. Reading with a cup of coffee is out, as is driving to book club, so now you can’t socialize like you used to. Now you spend most of your time in your room, in bed, alone, and in pain. This is life dealing with undiagnosed vulvovaginal pain.
What Does Dr. Corey Babb Enjoy About His Job? Dr. Corey Babb recently shared on his Instagram feed that one of the most enjoyable aspects of his job is being able to surgically help patients get back to living their best lives. On a recent morning, he could be found at the local hospital where…
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