Getting Relief for Chronic Pelvic Pain
Chronic pelvic pain is pain located between the belly button and the hips or groin that lasts for six months or more. It typically occurs after your first period. Pelvic pain can be caused by a number of different conditions and can affect women of all ages, but it’s not something you have to live with. If you are experiencing pelvic pain, the expert gynecologists at Orlando Health Winnie Palmer Hospital for Women & Babies will provide the answers you need. They will diagnose your condition with skill and compassion and develop an individualized treatment plan with the most advanced options available, so you can live life pain-free.
Types of Pelvic Pain
Chronic pelvic pain may be experienced as constant pain or a dull ache in the abdominal area, or pain that comes and goes. It may also include burning or pain with urination, vaginal discharge and discomfort during intercourse. Pelvic pain is often described in one or more of the following ways:
- Dull and aching
- Intermittent (comes and goes)
- Pressure or heaviness in your pelvis
- Sharp and severe
Diagnosis of Pelvic Pain
Our gynecologists are experienced in diagnosing and treating a wide range of conditions related to pelvic pain, including:
Expert gynecologists at Orlando Health Winnie Palmer will accurately diagnose and treat pelvic conditions through blood and urine tests, as well as tests for sexually transmitted diseases and cancer. Your doctor may order additional screenings to view your abdominal and pelvic organs. Depending on your condition, they may utilize advanced diagnostic procedures, including laparoscopy, cystoscopy, sigmoidoscopy, intravenous pyelography, X-rays, and MRI or CT scans.
Minimally Invasive Treatment Options
Our skilled medical team will develop personalized treatment based on your particular condition or diagnosis and medical needs. If medication and holistic options are not affective, we offer the most advanced surgical options available, utilizing a minimally invasive approach. As the experts in Minimally Invasive Gynecology, our specialists can offer options with faster recovery, less risk and less discomfort, making a better quality of life well within reach.
Get help for your pelvic pain. To schedule an appointment with a gynecologist, please call (321) 841-5560.