How can I help my doctor diagnose the causes of my pelvic pain?


To help your doctor diagnose the cause of your pelvic pain, make a detailed list of your physical and emotional symptoms to share with them. Also make a note of:

  • When you started having each symptom
  • Anything you've tried that has helped with the pain
  • Whether the pain is better or worse at certain times
  • If the pain is related to your menstrual cycle or sexual activity
  • Any injury, illness, or surgery you have had

From: Diagnosing Chronic Pelvic Pain WebMD Medical Reference

Reviewed by Trina Pagano on September 19, 2018

Medically Reviewed on 09/19/2018

Reviewed by Trina Pagano on September 19, 2018
Reviewed by Trina Pagano on September 19, 2018


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