Pelvic Pain Treatment Questions and Answers
At Ramos Center, our interventional and functional pain medicine doctors can provide several different treatment options to you that are highly effective at treating pelvic pain without surgery or over-reliance upon pain medication. Call us today or visit us online to book an appointment. We have 5 locations in Bradenton FL, Englewood FL, Sarasota FL, and Venice FL to serve you.
Chronic pelvic pain can be challenging to manage on a daily basis, while acute and sudden pelvic pain can be a sign of significant illness, injury, or infection. With that in mind, it is important to take any pelvic pain you experience seriously.
How do I know if my pelvic pain is serious?
Pelvic pain can be either acute or chronic. Acute pelvic pain occurs suddenly and severely. In contrast, chronic pelvic pain lasts for longer than three months and is either constant or intermittent. With that in mind, the signs that your pelvic pain is serious vary according to the type of pain you are experiencing. While chronic pelvic pain is usually serious to some extent, acute pelvic pain can be a momentary issue that does not cause any significant harm, or it can be a sign that something is severely wrong.
As such, some signs that your pelvic pain is serious include the following:
- Blood in the stool or urine
- Fainting, light-headedness, or low blood pressure
- Fever that accompanies pelvic pain
- Pain located in the lower right of your pelvis behind your belly button that seems to be moving
- Pelvic pain associated with pregnancy
- Pressure or heaviness deep within the pelvis
- Severe and steady pain that disrupts your daily life or pain that steadily gets worse
- Stabbing pain
- Sudden and severe pain accompanied by diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, agitation, or excessive sweating
- Vaginal bleeding after menopause
What causes pelvic pain?
There is a broad range of possible causes for pelvic pain, including gynecological disorders, acute illnesses or infections, digestive tract disorders, and others. With that in mind, some possible causes of pelvic pain include the following:
- Abdominal aortic aneurysm
- Abscesses and tumors in the digestive tract or pelvis
- Colon cancer
- Ectopic pregnancy
- Endometrial polyps
- Interstitial cystitis
- Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)
- Menstrual cramps (dysmenorrhea)
- Ovarian remnant left after a hysterectomy
- Pelvic congestion syndrome
- Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID)
- Penile pain syndrome
- Pudendal neuralgia
- Ruptured fallopian tube
- Ruptured or twisted ovarian cyst
- Separation of the pelvic bones after giving birth
- Strained pelvic muscles
- Urinary tract infections (UTIs), including cystitis or urethritis
- Uterine fibroids that are degenerating or causing cramps and excessive bleeding
While we do not treat all of the above conditions at Ramos Center, as some require emergency treatment, we proudly provide treatment for any chronic pelvic pain disorder you may be experiencing.
How can I relieve pelvic pain?
Relief methods for pelvic pain ultimately depend on the cause or reason you are experiencing pelvic pain. At Ramos Center, we prioritize interventional and functional pain relief methods over addictive pain medication or surgery. Our pain relief methods focus on relieving pain by addressing the source of the problem rather than treating the symptoms that mask the root issue. While some pain medication may be necessary, it is secondary to our goals. Surgery is not entirely avoidable but is viewed as a last resort.
With that in mind, some pain relief options we provide for pelvic pain at Ramos Center include the following:
- Dorsal root ganglion block
- Epidural injections
- Medication management
- Peripheral nerve block injection
- Physical therapy
- Radiofrequency ablation (RFA)
- Spinal cord stimulation
- Sympathetic blocks
- And more!
For more information about pelvic pain treatment or an appointment with us at Ramos Center, you can give us a call or schedule an appointment on our website! Ramos Center has clinics in Bradenton, Englewood, Sarasota, and Venice, Florida. We serve patients from Bradenton FL, Sarasota FL, Palmetto FL, Laurel FL, Venice FL, Englewood FL, Memphis FL, Cortez FL and Port Charlotte, FL.
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