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There are no established guidelines for the treatment of pudendal neuralgia. Treatment may include medications, the use of a specialized cushion while sitting, nerve block, surgery to remove nearby tissues that may be pressing on the pudendal nerve, or nerve stimulation.
Last updated: 12/17/2012
- Benson JT, Griffis K. Pudendal neuralgia, a severe pain syndrome. American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology. 2005; 192:1663-1668. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15902174. Accessed 12/14/2012.
- Finding Treatment Information - A video developed by GARD Information Specialists that explains how you can find information about treatment for a rare disease.
- ClinicalTrials.gov lists trials that are studying or have studied Pudendal Neuralgia. Click on the link to go to ClinicalTrials.gov to read descriptions of these studies.