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Chronic pelvic pain is more common than you might think. About one in seven women experiences it. Pelvic pain surgery is one treatment for relieving the pain.
At Dignity Health Southern California, we want you to fully understand all of your treatment options. Our doctors take the time to explain the benefits and risks of any treatment and help you weigh them. Use our online Find a Doctor tool to make an appointment to discuss surgery for endometriosis, surgery for pelvic adhesions (scars), or fibroid surgery at Dignity Health hospitals located in Long Beach, Northridge, Downtown LA, Glendale, and the Inland Empire.
Our doctors use surgery to treat pelvic pain caused by:
Doctors may also perform surgery to sever nerves if other treatments have failed.
Your doctor will recommend a type of surgery based on your underlying condition, overall health, medical history, age, and reproductive goals.
Types of surgery for pelvic pain include:
Every surgery has risks. Your doctor will talk with you about ways to minimize your risks.
After surgery, you will likely recover overnight in the hospital. Your doctor can prescribe medication to ease post-surgical pain. Vaginal bleeding or spotting is normal. Be sure to avoid having sex, using tampons, or inserting anything in your vagina until your doctor says it’s safe.
Many women find relief from pelvic pain after surgery. Your doctor at Dignity Health Southern California will closely monitor your healing process to make sure you are recovering smoothly.
Dignity Health offers minimally invasive surgery for pelvic pain in Southern California.