What is Pelvic Pain?
Pelvic pain refers to pain located in the lower abdomen and/or your reproductive organs. Pelvic pain can be acute or chronic. Chronic pelvic pain refers to pain that comes and goes or is constant, lasting longer than 6 months and does not improve with various treatments.
Aside from mild discomfort during or around your menstrual cycle, you should not be experiencing any pain in your abdomen or reproductive organs.
Endometriosis is a common source of pelvic pain, however, there are many other conditions that could be causing your discomfort. Finding out what is causing the issue is paramount to reducing or eliminating it. Letting it continue without addressing the problem can lead to more serious issues.
What are the causes of pelvic pain?
In addition to pelvic pain and discomfort, other symptoms that may indicate any of these conditions includes:
WE CAN HELP!
At The Endometriosis Treatment Center of America, we know pelvic pain! Our team of specialists concentrate on your specific symptoms and pain cycles to make an accurate diagnosis and develop a customized treatment approach. Endometriosis is a common source of pelvic pain, however, there are many other conditions that could be causing your discomfort.