What is Pelvic Pain?

Pelvic pain happens generally in the lower stomach area. The pain may be enduring, or it may travel every which way. On the off chance that the pain is extreme, it may impede your everyday exercises. Its prevalence is more common in women than in men because females are more susceptible to this condition due to occurence of majority of risk factors in them.

In case you’re a lady, you may feel a dull pain amid your period. It could likewise happen amid sex. Pelvic pain can be an indication that there is an issue with one of the organs in your pelvic range, for example, the uterus, ovaries, fallopian tubes, cervix or vagina. It could likewise be an indication of contamination, or an issue with the urinary tract, lower insides, rectum, muscle or bone. In case you’re a man, the cause is regularly an issue with the prostate.

What are the Symptoms of Pelvic Pain?
They are majority of symptoms which imply that they is occurence of chronic pelvic pain. The following are the symptoms of pelvic pain.

Severe menstrual cramps
Menstrual and abdominal pain
Spotting, any other discharge, bleeding of vagina
Severe pain or discomfort while urinating
Blockage or looseness of the bowels
Bloating or gas in the body
Blood is seen with a defecation
Pain amid sex
Fever or chills and abdominal cramps
Pain in the hip region
Pain in the crotch region

What are the Risk Factors of Pelvic Pain?
They are many underlying diseases which causes pelvic pain in an individual. I have mentioned some causes which occur in both men and women.

An infected appendix
Irritable bowel disease
Bladder disorder
Diseases which get transmitted during sex
Stones in kidney
Intestinal clutters
Nerve damage
Pelvis condition
Broken region of pelvis
Psychogenic disorder
Some Causes Which Occur Only in Women are Given Below
Complications during pregnancy
Unsuccessful labor
Pelvic Syndrome
Ovulating individual
Menstrual pain
Cysts in the Ovary or other ovarian issues
Endometric disorder
Cancer of uterus
Cervical malignancy
Damage of the placenta
Thrombosis of pelvic vein. 

Pharmacologic Treatment

Pelvic pain can be treated with painkillers and analgesics which provide quick and symptomatic relief from the pelvic pain.
Use of over the counter medications like acetaminophen or nonsteroidal anti inflammatory drugs like ibugesic, aspirin and ibuprofen provide relieve from the mild to moderate pain which helps in reducing muscle stiffness, inflammation while relieving the pain in the muscles.
If OTC medications do not work then physicians prescribe anti-depressants, anti-anxiety drugs and also muscle relaxants. If symptoms still persist then IV administration of steroid is beneficial which short term course of pain killers. This steroid injection provide immediate relief from pain and inflammation of joints.
Topical treatment is also preferred like ointments, pain reliever sprays and also creams
Birth control pills, gonadotropin-releasing hormone injections, or progestin-releasing intrauterine devices are also helpful relieving pain due to menstruation and endometric disorder.

Nonpharmacologic approach

Daily Exercise and healthy diet
Daily Exercise and healthy diet drastically improve the condition of chronic sufferers of pelvic pain.
Acupuncture and stimulating nerve therapies are also beneficial in treating the condition.
Biofeedback and relaxation exercises help in coping with the psychogenic pain.
Massage in the affected area and also the strengthening of muscles improves the strength of the pelvic region.
Avoid consumption of caffeine
Do not take naps between your regular sleep pattern because it will weakens body strength.
Stay active perform exercises regularly like cycling, swimming, and aerobics.
Increase intake of vitamin B and magnesium in your diet.

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