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All Abdominal and Pelvis Pain Articles

Imagine you check your patient schedule for tomorrow and see three females lined up for the afternoon – all with pelvic pain as their chief complaint. Unusual for you? What thoughts cross your mind… I better block out some extra time; Oh no… I won’t make my evening appointment; or, Pelvic pain truly is a common problem.
PID Causes and Prevalence Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) is a clinical syndrome of the female reproductive tract characterized by inflammation of the endometrium, fallopian tubes, and/or the peritoneum. PID occurs when micro-organisms ascend from the vagina or cervix to the fallopian tubes and other genital tract structures.
Dr. Sawsan As Sanie of the Society for Women’s Health Research (SWHR) provides insight into a recent report showcasing barriers to diagnosing and treating endometriosis.
Pelvic floor physical therapy is used to treat chronic pelvic pain in a male patient. Plus: how a thorough MSK exam and a multidisciplinary approach can improve outcome.
UCPPS patients may have a higher risk for dyspareunia and other sexual dysfunctions.
Expert panel showcases barriers to both diagnosing and treating the painful, chronic pelvic condition of endometriosis.
Carnett’s sign may be a useful diagnostic tool.
Ultrasound-guided hydrodissection provided relief of painful abdominal adhesions that appeared after multiple breast surgeries.
Results could lead to better targeted medications and positive outcomes.
A look at a few non-pharmacological options for the treatment of men with chronic pelvic pain.
Imvexxy 4 mcg dose is now commercially available in the United States.
Chronic pelvic pain from endometriosis is often misunderstood and presents many clinical challenges.
Injection techniques for targeting chronic neuropathic pelvic pain caused by endometriosis.
ORILISSA is the first FDA-approved treatment for moderate to severe pain associated with endometriosis in over a decade.
Researchers find that women with endometriosis are twice as likely to have fatigue than those without endometriosis.
Common dryness and other symptoms associated with vaginal atrophy may be alleviated with topical oxytocin gel
Forest Tennant, MD, DrPH explores the original writings of Thomas Addison, MD, (Addison's Disease) to detail stories of chronic pain and adrenal failure.
One-third of women without a known pelvic condition reported high degree of pain. Researchers suggest physicians consider asking about pain, even during routine visits.
Chronic pelvic pain is a prevalent disorder that is often underdiagnosed and inadequately treated. Learn more about tips to aid in the differential diagnosis of chronic pelvic pain and the role of pelvic floor physical therapy in treating the many types of chronic pelvic pain.
This series of cases illustrates the authors’ experiences of using intercostal nerve blocks and local infiltration of anesthetics to diagnose and treat this obscure syndrome.
New research suggests interstitial cystitis (IC), a painful bladder disorder, is quite prevalent in the general population. Learn about this type of chronic pelvic pain in this article.
Vulvodynia has been historically under-recognized by the medical community. More on how clinicians can diagnose and treat this chronic pelvic pain disorder.
Gynecological pain can impose physical limitations on new mothers, making child-care, sitting, walking, and other activities extremely difficult and painful.
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