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Pelvic pain

Pelvic pain: Introduction

Pelvic pain: The term "pelvic pain" is often used to refer to pain in the region of the internal reproductive organs in women. However, pelvic pain can also arise ... more about Pelvic pain.

Pelvic pain: Pelvic pain is usually elated to pain due to visceral organs situated in the pelvic area such as uterus, bladder.. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Pelvic pain is available below.

Symptoms of Pelvic pain

  • Pain that ranges from mild to severe
  • Pain that ranges from dull to sharp
  • Severe cramping during periods
  • Pain during intercouse
  • Painful micturition or have a bowel movement
  • more symptoms...»

Treatments for Pelvic pain

  • Birth control pills or hormone treatment for problems related to periods
  • Surgery to remove a growth, cyst, or tumor
  • Medicine to treat the problem, such as an antibiotic for infection or medicine for irritable bowel syndrome
  • Pain relievers- NSAIDs, like ibuprofen or naproxen
  • Tricyclic antidepressant medicine
  • more treatments...»

Home Diagnostic Testing

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Pelvic pain: Complications

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Causes of Pelvic pain

  • Problems of the reproductive system, such as endometriosis, adenomyosis, and uterine fibroids
  • Scar tissue (adhesions) in the pelvic area after a pelvic infection or surgery
  • Diseases of the urinary tract or bowel, such as irritable bowel syndrome or chronic bladder irritation
  • Physical or sexual abuse
  • more causes...»

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Pelvic pain: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Pelvic pain

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Pelvic pain: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Pelvic pain

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Pelvic pain: Rare Types

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Pelvic pain

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Pelvic pain: Animations

Prognosis for Pelvic pain

Prognosis for Pelvic pain: Early diagnosis and treatment of pelvic pain may help prevent chronic female pelvic pain from developing.

Research about Pelvic pain

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Clinical Trials for Pelvic pain

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Pelvic pain: Broader Related Topics

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