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Pelvic Pain Management Questions and Answers

Don’t let pelvic pain interfere with your quality of life, come to Cobb Women’s Health today. We can help determine the underlying cause of your pain and find the best possible treatment for your unique situation. Call us today or schedule an appointment online. We are conveniently located at 1810 Mulkey Road Suite 102, Austell, GA 30106.

Pelvic Pain Management Near Me in Austell, GA

The pelvis is an important skeletal structure that connects the legs to the spine. The area surrounding this structure, including the abdomen, is known as the pelvic region. When experiencing pain in the pelvic region, symptoms can be quite distracting from day-to-day life, and can even interfere with performing normal activities. There are many causes of pelvic pain, from conditions affecting the sexual reproductive organs to infections and inflammation.

When should you worry about pelvic pain?

If pelvic pain is interfering with your day-to-day life and everyday activities, it should be addressed as soon as possible. Pelvic pain can be indicative of a serious underlying concern, which can progress to permanent internal damage, including infertility. The earlier that pelvic pain is treated, the more likely it is to improve with treatment. If you are concerned about your pelvic pain, do not delay treatment! Come to Cobb Women’s Health to speak with one of our pelvic pain specialists.

What can pelvic pain be a sign of?

Pelvic pain can be a sign of a wide range of conditions, including:

Endometriosis, with symptoms of:

  • Pelvic pain or cramps before or during menstruation
  • Pain during or after sex
  • Pain during ovulation
  • Painful bowel movements
  • Painful urination
  • Lower back pain
  • Infertility

Adenomyosis, with symptoms of:

  • Pain during period
  • Heavy periods
  • Periods that last longer than usual
  • Spotting between periods
  • Many women with adenomyosis experience no symptoms

Interstitial Cystitis, with symptoms of:

  • Need to urinate very often
  • Pain during sex

Urinary Tract Infection, with symptoms of:

  • Pressure in the lower pelvis
  • Pain or a burning sensation when urinating
  • Need to urinate often, sometimes with little to no urine
  • Cloudy urine
  • Blood in urine
  • Urine has strong or bad smell

Pelvic Inflammatory Disease, with symptoms of:

  • Pain during sex
  • Irregular or missed periods
  • Menstrual cramps that are worse than usual
  • Frequent need to urinate
  • Pain when urinating
  • Certain areas of the pelvis are sensitive to touch
  • Lower back pain
  • Fatigue
  • Fever
  • Nausea

Pelvic Congestion Syndrome, with symptoms of:

  • Pain that starts 7-10 days before period
  • Pelvic pain is worse when sitting or standing
  • Lying down relieves pelvic pain
  • Lower back pain
  • Aches in the legs
  • Pain during sex

Uterine Fibroids, with symptoms of:

  • Heavy periods
  • Feeling pressure or fullness in the abdomen
  • Need to urinate frequently
  • Constipation
  • Hemorrhoids

When should I see a doctor for pelvic pain?

The following signs and symptoms of pelvic pain indicate a serious problem and should be evaluated by a medical professional as soon as possible:

  • The pain persists, despite home care efforts
  • The pain gets more intense or frequent
  • The pain goes away but comes back
  • There is no identifiable cause of pelvic pain

In addition to these signs, if pelvic pain is accompanied by any of the following symptoms, seek medical care immediately:

  • Fever
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Foul-smelling or cloudy urine
  • Blood in the urine
  • Blood in the stool

What can a doctor do for pelvic pain?

A doctor may prescribe many different treatments for pelvic pain, depending on its cause and severity. After evaluating the condition, a doctor may treat pelvic pain with the following procedures:

  • Da Vinci Robotic Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive GYN Surgery
  • Hysterectomy
  • Myomectomy
  • Removal of Ovaries or Cysts
  • Endometrial Ablation
  • LEEP

If you are experiencing pelvic pain, it is vital to have it evaluated by a medical professional as soon as possible. Trust the kind and caring professionals at Cobb Women’s Health to evaluate, diagnose and treat your pelvic pain. Call us today to book an appointment. We look forward to serving you! We serve patients from Austell GA, Mableton GA, Douglasville GA, Lithia Springs GA, and Pineview GA.

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