CHRONIC PELVIC PAIN

Chronic Pelvic Pain Treatment in Jumeirah, Dubai

Chronic pelvic pain is pain in the area below your bellybutton and between your hips that lasts six months or longer. Chronic pelvic pain can have multiple causes. It can be a symptom of another disease, or it can be a condition in its own right. If your chronic pelvic pain appears to be caused by another medical problem, treating that problem may be enough to eliminate your chronic pelvic pain.

Signs and Symptoms

Chronic pelvic pain come with one or more of the following signs and symptoms:

  • Steady severe pain in the pelvis
  • Intermittent pain
  • Dull aches
  • Sharp cramps and pain
  • Pelvis pressure
  • Pain during sexual intercourse
  • Pain when urinating
  • Pain when passing bowel movement
  • Pain when sitting

Book an appointment with a gynecologist to seek an immediate treatment for chronic pelvic pain if the symptoms worsen.

Causes of Chronic Pelvic Pain

There are several reason why one may suffer from a chronic pelvic pain.

  • The lining of the uterus grows outside of the uterus. The lining that is outside responds to hormones hence when menstruation begins the blood has no area to shed off, it is painful due to the trapped blood and adhesions occur.
  • Musculoskeletal problems. Pelvic pain may also be caused by musculoskeletal problems such as pelvic floor muscle tension, pubis symphsis inflammation and fibromyalgia.
  • Chronic pelvic inflammatory disease. Sexually transmitted infections lead to scarring of the organs in the pelvis that is painful.
  • Ovarian remnant. After surgery when removing the reproductive organs, some ovary parts may be left causing accumulation of cysts that is painful.
  • Uterine growths that are non-cancerous that creates pelvic pressure. When blood supply to the area is compromised, there is pain in the area.
  • Irritable bowel syndrome. Diarrhea, constipation and bloating are signs of irritable bowel syndrome which cause pelvic pain.
  • Interstitial cystitis. The need to urinate frequently and painful bladder leads to pelvic pain each time the bladder fills.
  • Pelvic congestion syndrome. Veins that are varicose in the uterus and ovary can cause congestion, hence creating pain.
  • Psychological factors. Stress, depression and sexual abuse in the past can lead to pelvic pain.

What You Can Do

  • Physical therapy such as exercises, relaxation and massage can manage the pain. Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) is a method where nerves are attached to an electrical impulse to improve its functioning. Tight muscles in the pelvis are released and pain is eased.
  • Spinal cord stimulation which works by blocking pain pathways to the brain.
  • Trigger point injections. Injections are given to pressure points in the pelvis.
  • Psychotherapy to help with cognitive behavior therapy
  • Relaxation techniques
  • Alternative medicine such as acupuncture which is safe to reduce the pain in the pelvis.

What We Can Do

The dubai at our clinic in Dubai includes:

  • Pelvic examination to determine any physical abnormalities or any growth in the pelvis.
  • Laboratory tests to determine if one has an STI
  • Ultrasound to visualize the pelvic organs
  • Imaging tests such as MRI and CT scans to get clearer vision of the pelvic organs
  • Laparoscopy to view the internal organs and determine the cause of the disease
  • Pain relievers are given to reduce pain
  • Hormone treatments to control the menstrual cycle
  • Antibiotics to treat infections
  • Antidepressants
  • Hysterectomy
  • Pain rehabilitation programs

At SHAMMA Clinic in Jumeirah, Dubai, our highly trained gynecologists, offer effective chronic pelvic pain treatment. Book an appointment today.

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