Have you been suffering from pain and discomfort in your pelvic area for six months or more? If so, reach out to Alliance OB/GYN, with locations in Hainesport and Delran, New Jersey, for a chronic pelvic pain assessment. You don’t have to live half of a life. Address your pain and get back to living life to the fullest with Alliance OB/GYN. Schedule your appointment online or over the phone today.
Chronic pelvic pain is pelvic pain that you experience day in and day out for six months or longer. It contrasts with acute pelvic pain, which you feel occasionally, or perhaps once a month, with your period.
If you have chronic pelvic pain, investigate the cause. Chronic pelvic pain can be a sign of a more serious issue. Even if it’s not, it lowers the quality of your life.
Chronic pelvic pain typically presents symptoms such as:
Also, chronic pelvic pain also gets worse after you’ve been standing for a long time.
Chronic pelvic pain can have many causes. Some of the most common include:
Sometimes, chronic pelvic pain is a symptom of bowel problems, such as irritable bowel syndrome, Crohn’s disease, or diverticulitis.
It can also be caused or exacerbated by psychological issues, like chronic emotional stress, depression, or a history of sexual or physical abuse. Stress, depression, and anxiety can heighten pain.
In short, yes. If you’ve been experiencing pelvic pain regularly for six months or longer, you should visit Alliance OB/GYN to determine its cause and treat it.
Also, come in to get evaluated if your chronic pelvic pain:
If your pelvic pain has steadily been getting worse over time, make sure to schedule an appointment as soon as possible.
When you come into Alliance OB/GYN to address your chronic pelvic pain, your physician will determine its source by performing any number of tests, such as:
In addition to tests, your doctor will ask you questions about your symptoms, life, and emotional health. Together, you’ll search for a diagnosis and a treatment plan that works for you.
If you’re in pain, reach out to Alliance OB/GYN for help. Schedule your appointment online or over the phone today.