Chronic Pelvic Pain
Those who have experienced pelvic pain realize that it is one of the most disruptive, confusing, and potentially complex medical problems to deal with. Trips to the emergency rooms and multiple doctors are not unusual. A significant portion of Dr. Tahery’s practice is dedicated to evaluating and treating women with pelvic pain.
Most Common Causes of Chronic Pelvic Pain
Growth of endometrial tissue outside of the uterine cavity causing painful menstruation, infertility and bloody ovary cysts.
Adenomyosis is the engorgement of the uterine muscle with endometrial glands leading to extreme pain and heavy bleeding.
Types of Chronic Pelvic Pain That We Treat in Our Office
Acute pain is defined as pain that appears over a short period of time and usually presents as a warning sign that something is medically wrong and needs immediate attention. Example of such a problem is a ruptured tubal pregnancy or ovarian cyst, appendicitis, torn muscle or ligament. These problems are usually best evaluated in the emergency rooms of a hospital due to the immediate nature and possibility of an immediate requirement for treatment.
Chronic pain is defined as pain that appears slowly and is persistent or intermittent and develops over a prolonged period of time. These pains can be cyclical and coincide with menstruation, and ovulation, such as pain from endometriosis, or hormonal migraine headaches.
Some pains that have random presentations
These pains may initially present as intermittent and with time become continuous. Advanced endometriosis, fibroids, irritable bowel syndrome, and interstitial cystitis may be some of these pains.
All these conditions cane readily diagnosed and treated, best at early presentation, but nevertheless even at an advanced stage, in our office. We strive to relieve pain and restore health and vitality to your body and mind.