Pelvic refers to the lowest part of the pelvis and abdomen, which contains internal reproductive organs and bladder. It also provides support to the intestines. Pelvic pain is a condition which refers to the arising symptoms of urinary or digestive, reproductive and musculoskeletal sources in women. When it comes to the difference between male and female pelvis, Female pelvis is generally wider and broader than male pelvis.
Depending upon the condition, pelvic could be mild to acute. In some cases, pain is felt in the lower back, thighs, and hips also. If you feel sudden, sharp or acute pain consistently for more than six months then it becomes chronic.
There are few possible causes of pelvic pain in men and women are -
Nerve conditions, appendix, hernia, pelvis disorder, intestinal disorders, bladder disorders, sexually transmitted disease, constipation, colon cancer, kidney stones, irritable bowel syndrome, infection of prostate, injury, urinary tract infection, stress, depression, anxiety, fibroids, cervical cancer, uterine cancer, cysts, difficulty in urination, blood in urine, fatigue, pain during sex, menstrual cramps pain, pain during ovulation, fever, nausea, vaginal discharge with unusual color, bloating, heavy periods, hemorrhoids, burning sensation at vulva, psychological issues, pain in inner thighs, vulvodynia, incontinence, spotting between periods, rectal bleeding, endometriosis, infertility, adenomyosis, etc.
Symptoms of pelvic pain depends upon the causes, which are -
To get rid of pelvic pain you can do following things which can improve quality of life as well as reduces symptoms. One must visit to the doctor and discuss all his problems, depending upon the cause doctor may recommend you medications such as -
Apart from that there are other therapies such as physical therapy, psychotherapy, spinal cord stimulation and trigger point injections can help in relieving from pain. While in severe cases doctor might also suggest you with surgery such as hysterectomy and laparoscopic surgery.
There are many causes of pelvic pain in females, which include -
In a case of chronic pain doctor might ask about the history of the disease. Depending upon the symptoms might suggest few test or exam include -
There are few relaxation techniques which can help in pelvic pain. Apart from that, by adopting few changes in our lifestyle, we can get rid of pelvic pain, which includes -