The pelvis is located below the abdomen and contains several important organs including male and female reproductive organs, the urinary bladder and urethra, the rectum and anus. Pelvic pain can be associated with a wide range of causes.
In addition, pelvic pain can be associated with trauma and injury to the bone and joints surrounding the pelvic region.
Causes And Symptoms Of Pelvic Pain
There are a wide range of causes which are associated with causes in pelvic pain,
- Gynecological causes of pelvic pain include endometriosis, ectopic pregnancy, uterine fibroids or uterine polyps. Pelvic pain is also observed during the later phases of pregnancy, especially due to the strain on the cervix
- Male causes of pelvic pain include prostate enlargement, testicular swelling and enlargement, inflammation of the epididymis, etc
- Other causes of pelvic pain include bladder stone or inflammation of the urinary bladder, constipation or colitis, etc
- Irritable bowel syndrome or musculoskeletal issues are also responsible for pain in pelvic region
- Spinal dislocation or lower back pain is also a form of pelvic pain.
Symptoms Of Pain In Pelvic Region
The most common symptom associated with pelvic pain includes severe, stitching pain in the pelvis. In addition some other symptoms may be observed,
- Conditions associated with intestinal problems, pelvic pain is associated with diarrhea, constipation, etc.
- In case of gynecological problems, pelvic pain is associated with bleeding
- With reproductive and urinary tract problems, pelvic pain may be associated with lower libido, urinary distress, blood in urine, etc
Home Remedies For Pelvic Pain
There are several home remedies which are found to be highly effective in management of pelvic pain.
- Gingko and Ginseng are found to be effective in reducing pain, especially when associated with bleeding. Vitamin E is a supplement which has a strong anti inflammatory property and beneficial in managing pelvic pain
- Ginger tea: ginger supplies the body with anti inflammatory compounds called gingerols. Gingerols help reduce swelling and pain effectively. To make ginger tea, grate about 1 inch of ginger and add to water. Boil for 10 minutes. You may also add cardamom powder; it is a good pain reliever too. Have this decoction daily, it will ease pain and discomfort rapidly.
- Stress management plays a crucial role in reducing chronic pelvic pain. Various yoga techniques can help reduce the pain triggered by stress. Regular exercising and medication is also associated with beneficial effects in the management of chronic pelvic pain