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Chronic Female Pelvic Pain - Symptoms

Female pelvic pain symptoms can include:

  • Pain that ranges from mild to severe.
  • Pain that ranges from dull to sharp.
  • Severe cramping during periods.
  • Heavy or irregular vaginal bleeding.
  • Pain during sex.
  • Pain when you urinate or have a bowel movement.

Depression symptoms are commonly linked to chronic pain. Signs of depression include:

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  • Sleep problems.
  • Appetite changes.
  • Feelings of emptiness and sadness.
  • Slowed body movements and reactions.

For the best chance of recovery from pain, depression must be treated along with any known physical causes of pain.

    This information is produced and provided by the National Cancer Institute (NCI). The information in this topic may have changed since it was written. For the most current information, contact the National Cancer Institute via the Internet web site at http:// cancer .gov or call 1-800-4-CANCER.

    WebMD Medical Reference from Healthwise

    Last Updated: March 12, 2014
    This information is not intended to replace the advice of a doctor. Healthwise disclaims any liability for the decisions you make based on this information.
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