Chronic Female Pelvic Pain - Home Treatment
You can try these steps at home to ease pelvic pain:
nonprescription medicine, such as ibuprofen (for
example, Advil or Motrin) or acetaminophen (for example, Tylenol).
- Try heat. Put a heating pad, a hot water bottle, or a warm
compress on your lower belly, or take a warm bath. Heat improves blood flow and
may relieve pain.
- For back pain, lie down and elevate your
legs by placing a pillow under your knees. When lying on your side, bring your
knees up to your chest.
- Try relaxation techniques, such as:
regularly. It improves blood flow, increases pain-relieving endorphins
naturally made by the body, and reduces pain.
- Try sexual activity,
which may relieve pelvic cramping and backache. If your pain is related to
endometriosis, though, sex may make the pain worse.
WebMD Medical Reference from Healthwise
October 30, 2012
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