Chronic pelvic pain affects as many as 15% of American women in their childbearing years. If pelvic pain is interfering with your life, seek help from the experienced team at Arizona Women's Care. Located in Scottsdale, Arizona, the team works to understand your pelvic pain and help you eliminate it. Call the office or book an appointment online today.
There are many different reasons you could have pelvic pain, including gynecological issues, urinary tract problems, or bowel problems.
It’s important to keep track of your pelvic pain, including the time, duration, intensity, and circumstances when you experience it, to help the team uncover its cause and make a treatment plan.
Chronic pelvic pain is a pain in your lower pelvis that lasts for a minimum of six months. Your pain may be either constant or sporadic. Many women experience pelvic pain only during their periods or may have painful intercourse but don’t have pelvic pain at other times.
If your pelvic pain is a consistent issue that’s causing problems in your life, like missed work or social activities, it’s time to seek help at Arizona Women's Care.
In addition to a pelvic exam and medical history review, Arizona Women's Care may recommend a variety of tests to diagnose pelvic pain, such as:
Pelvic pain testing is noninvasive or minimally invasive with little downtime. It typically takes a few days or longer to get results after these tests because professionals need to analyze the results and draw conclusions.
Pelvic pain treatment often combines approaches to give you maximum relief. Your treatment may include lifestyle changes like regular exercise and improved eating habits along with:
You might need to try a few different approaches to find what works best for your pelvic pain, but there’s always an answer, so don’t hesitate to ask for help.
To schedule an appointment for pelvic pain, call Arizona Women's Care or book online today.