Don’t Suffer in Silence from Pelvic Pain
Pelvic pain can have a serious impact on your quality of life. Take control of your health and book a consultation with Mr. N. Agarwal to get the relief you need.
What Is Pelvic Pain?
Pelvic Pain is a common problem experienced by women in the lower part of their abdomen. The intensity of pelvic pain may vary from person to person, the cause for which remains unclear. Pelvic pain can be categorized in two ways, acute pain which appears suddenly and is quite severe, and chronic pelvic pain which is a constant pain that can last for months at a time.
Symptoms Of Pelvic Pain
- Chronic Pain (a pain that appear slowly and persists).
- Acute Pain (stabbing and sharp pain that appears suddenly).
- Feeling of pressure accompanies by ache in the pelvic region.
- Cramps accompanied by throbbing pain that comes and goes.
- Pain that’s associated with performing an activity such as peeing, exercising, or having sex.
Reasons Why You Experience Chronic Pelvic Pain
Pelvic Pain can be caused by varying issues, sometimes it can be caused due to a combination of several health conditions. We have listed some common conditions that may lead to pelvic pain:
- Endometriosis: It is a condition in which the tissues in the inner lining of the uterus grow outwards on the bowels or bladder.
- Uterine fibroids: These are noncancerous tumours that can cause severe discomfort.
- Menstrual Cramps: Menstrual cramps can cause chronic inflammation that leads to pelvic pain.
- Urinary tract infection: UTIs cause inflammation in the bladder which leads to pelvic pain.
- Ectopic Pregnancy: Ectopic pregnancy is a condition where the fetus starts to grow outside the womb. This causes severe pelvic pain and needs to be addressed as soon as possible.
- Miscarriage: Post-miscarriage, the body tries to adjust to the pre-pregnancy state which can cause severe bleeding, discomfort and pelvic pain.
- Threatened Miscarriage: It is a common complication that occurs in early pregnancy.
- Ruptured Fallopian Tube: A ruptured fallopian tube can cause severe pain that feels like a sharp stabbing pain. It is a serious condition and must be treated as soon as possible.
Procedure For Diagnoses Of Chronic Pelvic Pain:
Diagnosis of Pelvic pain includes examination and tests that can help determine the cause of pelvic pain. Additionally, Mr. N. Agarwal, a gynecological specialist may ask you questions regarding the pain you experience. Typically, the specialist will conduct a general examination and pelvic exam. In some cases, these exams can be accompanied by several other tests such as:
- CT Scan (Computed Tomography)
- Blood Tests
How Is Chronic Pelvic Pain In Women Treated?
The treatment for pelvic pain varies based on the cause of pelvic pain. In case of Pelvic pain caused by Endometriosis, you might have to get on medications, get hormonal treatments, or undergo surgery. In case of pelvic pain caused by Uterine fibroids, treatments include medications, IUD, and Surgery. As a private gynecologist, Mr N. Agarwal also offers services such as Laparoscopic Surgery which can help treat severe conditions of pelvic pain.