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Pelvic Pain (Overview)

The pelvic region refers to the lowermost portion of the abdomen, below the level of the umbilicus, and most often in the lowermost portions of the abdomen, on the sides and centrally. Discomfort, in various forms (stabbing , cramping, aching, heaviness, pressure, wringing sensations).


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What can cause pelvic pain?

What can cause pelvic pain?

Many reasons: Your pelvis has many organs in it;s vicinity. Uterus, tubes, ovaries, bowel, bladder and spine. Pathology in any of these can cause pain. Pelvic varicosities leading to pelvic congestion can cause pain too. ...Read more

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Pelvic Pain (Overview)

The pelvic region refers to the lowermost portion of the abdomen, below the level of the umbilicus, and most often in the lowermost portions of the abdomen, on the sides and centrally. Discomfort, in various forms (stabbing , cramping, aching, heaviness, pressure, wringing sensations).


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What does it mean if I have pelvic pain?

What does it mean if I have pelvic pain?

Multiple causes: Pelvic pain is certainly not uncommon. Episodic pelvic pain associated with ovulation and/or menstruation is exceedingly common. Less common is chronic pelvic pain associated with endometriosis, pelvic adhesions, or persistent ovarian cysts. Progressive pelvic pain that worsens with time and occurs with the period, with sex, and / or with bowel movements is frequently due to endometriosis. ...Read more

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Managing Chronic Pelvic Pain (Tip)

Managing Chronic Pelvic Pain

Most pelvic pain comes from injured muscle and fascia of the pelvis, abdomen and thighs, not nerves. ...See more

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Managing Chronic Pelvic Pain (Checklist)

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Had sex 3 days in a row with bf- was fine until 3rd day- was enjoyable but a little painful, today I have mild pelvic pain. What could this be?

Had sex 3 days in a row with bf- was fine until 3rd day- was enjoyable but a little painful, today I have mild pelvic pain. What could this be?

Pelvic pain: Might just be "too much of a good thing." you may have developed some mild strain/sprain of your vaginal muscles form the 3 days of sex, especially if any of the sex was a little rough, etc. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Managing Chronic Pelvic Pain (Tip)

Managing Chronic Pelvic Pain

Keep a pain diary.Knowing when you have the pain, where it is ,what it is like, and what helps helps. ...See more

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Which is most effective at treating severe chronic neuropathic pelvic pain that has no cause: spinal cord stimulator, nerve block injection or tens?

It depends: I would consult a pain management physician for this. Definitely try a round of steroid injections or a tens unit first before having a spinal cord stimulator permanently implanted. ...Read more

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Best treatment for pelvic pain. Shooting down pain?

Best treatment for pelvic pain. Shooting down pain?

Find out what is: Causing your pain first. Please seek help from a good gyn physician. Good luck! ...Read more

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What is the most common treatment for chronic pelvic pain syndrome?

What is the most common treatment for chronic pelvic pain syndrome?

This is variable: I would assume that there is no correctable abnormality in your case and you are dealing with chronic pain. Treatments range from coping mechanisms, biofeedback and pelvic therapy to medications, injections and even neuromodulation. I would say the most common treatment would be medication management. You should seek out a specialist to manage your pain. ...Read more

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