perineum :

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  • n  the general region between the anus and the genital organs

  • Leaning over all the time increases the pressure on your perineum.
  • Moreover, up to 5% of vaginal deliveries result in severe tearing of the mother's perineum, which can lead to incontinence and an excruciating recovery.
  • At issue is the operation known as an episiotomy, a small incision made in the perineum just before delivery to prevent tearing.
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  • Boonen out of Eneco Tour with perineum cyst
    Tom Boonen suffered a broken rib in a crash at the Tour of Flanders this year. Photo: Graham Watson | The Belgian has endured numerous setbacks this season due to crashes The post Boonen out of Eneco Tour with perineum cyst appeared first on .
    Aug. 6, 2013 - Velo News

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