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How can you tell if psychological causes are to blame for chronic pelvic pain?

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For some women, the root of pelvic pain is psychological. That's not to say that the pain isn't real. There just isn't an identifiable physical cause. Some people have emotional problems that only show up as physical symptoms. Women who have suffered sexual abuse or assault often have chronic pelvic pain afterward. Symptoms you may have:

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Substance abuse
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Reviewed by Traci C. Johnson on February 03, 2017
Reviewed by Traci C. Johnson on February 03, 2017

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