Pelvic pain related to gynecology indicates a problem in the reproductive system: uterus, ovaries, cervix, fallopian tubes or vagina. There may be several causes for pelvic pain. It is important to see a doctor in order to receive an accurate diagnosis of the pain you are experiencing.
What are the most common causes of pelvic pain? Causes of pelvic pain are often categorized as acute (sudden onset) and chronic (consistent) pains, while chronic pains may be cyclic (related to the menstrual cycle) and noncyclic. Some of the more common causes are listed below by category.
Acute pelvic pain causes Ovarian cysts or ovarian cysts ruptures Endometriosis Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) Fibroids Ovarian torsion (twisting of the ovaries) Ectopic pregnancy Chronic cyclic pelvic pain Endometriosis Adenomyosis Dysmenorrhea/menstrual pain Chronic noncyclic pelvic pain Adhesions from recurrent operations Endometritis Chronic Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (PID) Pelvic pains may also be related to a gastrointestinal, musculoskeletal, neurologic or urologic issue and if this is the case you will be referred to a specialist. Book an appointment at Fakih Fertility Center today to identify the cause of your pelvic pain.