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Naomi Wolf’s enjoyment sex nerve needed repair

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Excerpt from the Daily Mail’s newspaper.

Feminist Naomi Wolf finds enjoyment in sex again after her nerve ‘wiring’ is repaired by surgeon
•    Author felt something different was happening after sex
•    ‘I felt I was losing somehow, what made me a woman’
•    Doctor found she had been born with mild spina bifida

The American academic researched her condition but found no explanation for the loss of sensation until she visited New York gynaecologist Dr Deborah Coady.

Dr Coady told her it could be a problem with the pelvic nerve – her area of expertise – being compressed and casuing numbness.

Some pelvic nerves originate in the clitoris, others from the vagina and cervix, and branch out, via the pudendal nerve to the base of the spinal cord.

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Definitions of pain

What is Pudendal Neuralgia (PN)?
Most simply put PN is Carpal Tunnel in the pelvis/buttocks. Compression of the Pudendal Nerve occurs after trauma to the pelvis and is aggravated with pressure. The pain is often described as a toothache like pain, with spasms, sensations of tingling, numbness, or burning. It can be very debilitating.

What is Neuropathic pain?
Neuropathic pain is the result of an injury or malfunction in the peripheral or central nervous system. The pain is often triggered by an injury, but this injury may or may not involve actual damage to the nervous system. More…

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