Pelvic Pain: An Equal Opportunity Complaint
September 22, 2013
Pelvic pain is an equal opportunity complaint. It affects both men and women. The causes may vary but the results are the same — discomfort and poor quality of life. In the latest post to HealthConnection, UT Health Northeast urology expert Dr. Delbert Rudy discusses the causes of, and treatments for, pelvic pain.
- How common is pelvic pain in women and what causes it?
- How do women with chronic pelvic pain describe their symptoms?
- How do you make a diagnosis of the underlying cause of pelvic pain in women?
- What types of treatment are available for women with pelvic pain?
- How common is pelvic pain in men and what are the possible causes?
- What kinds of questions would you ask a man complaining of pelvic pain?
- Are the treatments for pelvic pain in men different than for women?
- What are some of the pelvic pain conditions that are common to both men and women?
- What are the consequences of undiagnosed or untreated pelvic pain for men and women?