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How do you diagnose pelvic pain problems?
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In brief: History and exam
A thorough history and examination often gives us clues.
An ultrasound exam gives additional information though some common causes, like endometriosis and pelvic adhesions, may not be visible on ultrasound. Sometimes a trial of treatment helps establish a diagnosis. For some diseases, the only way to make a definitive diagnosis is through a laparoscopy.

In brief: History and exam
A thorough history and examination often gives us clues.
An ultrasound exam gives additional information though some common causes, like endometriosis and pelvic adhesions, may not be visible on ultrasound. Sometimes a trial of treatment helps establish a diagnosis. For some diseases, the only way to make a definitive diagnosis is through a laparoscopy.
Dr. Katherine Sutherland
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Dr. Jay Joshi
Pain Management
In brief: Pelvic Pain
As with most pain conditions, there can be a variety of potential problems that can cause pelvic pain.
A good urogynecologist and pain specialist may be needed.

In brief: Pelvic Pain
As with most pain conditions, there can be a variety of potential problems that can cause pelvic pain.
A good urogynecologist and pain specialist may be needed.
Dr. Jay Joshi
Dr. Jay Joshi
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