Pelvic pain is a feeling of discomfort, which is perceived at the level of the pelvis, or the anatomical structure that includes the cavity of the pelvis, the organs and the tissues in it. The root cause of pelvic pain is varied and is mainly due to problems related to the reproductive system. Even a trauma suffered in this region can trigger this pain.

Pelvic pain, depending on the cause that underlies it, can manifest itself continuously or by spasms (intermittent contractions, repeated more or less prolonged) with peaks of acute pain and alternating phases of absence of pain. In some cases the pain may radiate to the lower back.


What kind of diseases can be associated with pelvic pain?

The following diseases that may be associated with pelvic pain:

  • Appendicitis
  • Perianal abscess
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Cervical Carcinoma
  • Chlamydia
  • Ovarian cysts
  • Endometriosis
  • Gonorrhea
  • Ectopic pregnancy
  • Pelvic inflammatory disease
  • Premenstrual syndrome
  • Ovarian cancer
  • Trauma

Remember that this is not an exhaustive list and it is highly recommended to consult your doctor, in case of symptom’s persistence.


What is the therapy for pelvic pain?

The diseases that are associated with pelvic pain are many and very different, so in order to determine which is the appropriate remedy for resolution of the pain itself. It is important to understand the medical condition that underlies the condition and act on this. With consultation with your doctor, and if necessary with the appropriate specialists, will help you learn the correct diagnosis and treatment. If you are pregnant or on PMS, rest can help your recovery.


When is most likely to contact your doctor in case of pelvic pain?

In the case of trauma or if you are at risk for the associated diseases (see list of associated diseases).