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Pelvic pain is painful discomfort between the bellybutton and pubic bone — the lower abdominal region. Chronic pelvic pain is pelvic pain lasting for more than six months.
If you’re a woman living with pelvic pain in the Bay Area, Find a Doctor at Dignity Health who can help. We offer women’s services at all four of our Bay Area hospitals.
Pelvic pain is usually a sign of another condition, such as:
Because pelvic pain has so many different causes, your doctor may need to perform a variety of tests to determine why you are in pain.
The experience of pelvic pain varies greatly from woman to woman. Symptoms of pelvic pain may include:
Treatment of pelvic pain depends on what’s causing the pain as well as your medical history, personal values, lifestyle habits, age, and your overall health. Treatment options include:
With accurate diagnosis and treatment, many women are able to find relief from pelvic pain. Talk to your Dignity Health doctor today to decide on a treatment.