How Pelvic Pain Manifests Itself

elizabeth sanders
Dec 28, 2017 · 2 min read
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You will experience pelvic pain in the pelvic region or lower abdomen. Most reported cases are from women, but there have been a few men affected as well. It can spread to the lower back and thighs. There are several diseases that can lead to pelvic pain, which manifests as a symptom. Read more great facts on Lafayette pessary evaluation, click here.

There is acute and chronic pelvic pain. The most popular one is acute pain. While it is intense, it does not last long. Surgery tends to make it worse. Chronic pain will go on for longer. Chronic pain manifests itself as mild, moderate or severe, with a steady increase in intensity. It can be either sudden and harsh, or dull and mild but present throughout. You will see more of them during menstruation, when passing urine or while having sex. It normally signals the presence of a urinary system, reproductive system, nervous or lower intestinal tract trouble. This normally means a woman has a menstrual cycle or reproductive system problem. If it turns acute, there are more reasons to it. Miscarriages manifest themselves this way. Ectopic pregnancies tend to do the same. There is usually cramping and abdominal pain. Pelvic inflammatory disease is also a cause. Ovarian cysts can cause it, where it also leads to pain in the lower back and thighs. Endometriosis can also be attributed, and in it the pain is in the pelvic area only. Ovarian cancer also leads to it, while menstrual cramps are similar, except for where they are accompanied by pain in the lower abdominal area. Uterine fibroids usually cause the pelvic area to have pain, as well as some pressure. Take a look at this link for more information.

Pelvic pain can also be caused by constipation, kidney stones, urinary tract infection, appendicitis, colon cancer or ulcerative colitis.

When you start to feel pelvic pain, you should head to the doctor’s for an examination. There are many things that can cause pelvic pain, and so you need the doctor to do a few tests to diagnose what the particular cause is. You may be subjected to an MRI, ultra sound imaging, or computed tomography to find out what the problem is, through ruling out possible causes. You shall be given relief medication once the doctor knows what the root cause was. There are some cases that are simple enough to be handles by an anti-inflammatory drug, an oral contraceptive pill, or an anti-depressant. Others are tougher, and may need you to undergo surgery, such as hysterectomy or laparoscopy. In some cases, wheat you shall be recommended for is a muscle relaxant, exercises, heat therapy, or a nerve block. Only accept the right treatment or the root cause of your pain.

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