Although pelvic pain is often uncomfortable, it can also indicate a more serious medical condition. Fortunately, at Rodeo Drive Women’s Health Center in Beverly Hills, California, Dr. Peter Weiss, Dr. Rebecca Brown, Dr. Kathleen Valenton, Dr. Jennifer Chen, and Dr. Quy Nguyen are experts at uncovering the cause of your pelvic pain and setting you on the road to recovery. Look no further than their Rodeo Drive offices to find relief from persistent pelvic pain.
Pelvic pain is divided into two general types:
For some women, pelvic pain is related to the reproductive organs and may occur during or after sexual intercourse or menstruation. For others, pelvic pain does not have anything to do with reproduction and instead is a condition of the bowels or urinary tract. Pelvic pain is also a symptom of several conditions including:
The cause of your pelvic pain determines the type of treatment you need. For women with chronic pelvic pain due to inflammatory bowel disease, your doctor at Rodeo Drive Women’s Health Center may refer you to a gastroenterologist for further evaluation.
For those with pelvic pain secondary to menstruation or sexual intercourse, further testing is required to determine an exact cause of the discomfort. For women with pelvic pain secondary to PCOS, hormonal birth control or changes in diet may lead to a more regular, comfortable menstrual cycle.
Pelvic pain is a wide ranging complaint which requires specific diagnostic testing and then management. It can not and should not be ignored.
While many women experience pelvic pain at some point in their lives, the only way to know if your pelvic pain is a symptom of a more serious medical condition is to see a physician. After talking about your medical history, your doctor conducts a series of diagnostic tests to determine the cause of your pelvic pain and the best course of treatment. These tests may include:
For more information on pelvic pain or to discuss your symptoms, contact Rodeo Drive Women’s Health Center for a consultation.
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