Pelvic Pain

The Top Chef and Food Network producer shares details about her surgeries – and her fight to educate young girls and women about the chronic condition.

The Top Chef and Food Network producer shares details about her surgeries – and her fight to educate young girls and women about the chronic painful condition of endometriosis.

The Top Chef and Food Network producer shares her painful diagnosis - a journey that began when she was just 13.

Food Network Executive Producer and Top Chef Padma Lakshmi talks about living with endometriosis

Affecting more than 10% of men at any given time, getting the right diagnosis can lead to a tailored treatment plan for relief.

Affecting more than 10% of men at any given time, the right diagnosis for Chronic Pelvic Pain Syndrome can lead to a tailored treatment plan for relief.

In her early 20s, Hannah Matluck has found the perfect way to share what she’s learned with others facing chronic pain, pelvic floor dysfunction, and vulvodynia.

This 22-year-old has found the perfect way to share what she’s learned about living with chronic pelvic pain, pelvic floor dysfunction, and vulvodynia.

Author Samantha Bowick shares her experience finding the right specialist for endometriosis treatment through an excerpt from her upcoming book.

 
Author Samantha Bowick shares her experience finding the right specialist for endometriosis treatment through an excerpt from her upcoming book.

Female genital pain is often poorly understood and misdiagnosed. Learn more about the signs and symptoms of one painful condition that often causes painful intercourse.

Learn more about an often misdiagnosed but highly treatable pelvic pain condition known as vulvodynia which can make intercourse and using tampons very painful.

The treatment of pelvic pain depends on what is causing it, the intensity of the pain, and how often it occurs.

Learn more about the variety of treatments for pelvic pain. Treatment depends on the cause of the pain, the intensity and frequency.

Since pelvic pain may be related to the reproductive system, the urinary tract or the digestive system, patients may need to see more than one doctor to have it properly diagnosed.

Learn what tests and procedures help medical professionals diagnose pelvic pain.

Pelvic pain is pain that occurs below the belly button, in the front or back of the pelvic region. If pain lasts for at least six months, it is considered chronic pelvic pain. There are many causes of pain in this region. Learn more.

Learn more about the causes, symptoms and treatment for the variety of problems that can lead to pelvic pain.
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