Everyone knows that muscle cramp is painful, but imagine what a muscle cramp on the inside of your hip bones might feel like
You may know all about cystitis. If so, you probably mean bacterial cystitis, which is the medical word for a bladder infection (urine infection). The word ‘cystitis’ really only means an irritated bladder. It does not say what caused the irritation
An irritable or sensitive bowel is a good example of a pain you can’t see. It looks normal at a laparoscopy or ultrasound but certainly doesn’t feel normal.
This is a pain you may not have heard of before. The pudendal nerve is the nerve that goes to the muscles and skin between our legs where we sit. Some people call this the ‘saddle area’, which means that it affects the part of you that would touch a saddle if you were riding a horse.
You may be surprised that information on headaches and migraine are included on this site, but they are very common in people with pelvic pain. It’s always best to talk about your headaches with your doctor first, as serious disease is possible. There are many types of headaches and if you are unsure what type of headache you may have, you will find information to help you at…
When you first develop pain, it is important to see your doctor to check that the pain isn’t due to something that needs medical treatment, or could be dangerous.
The Relationship Between Androgens and Days per Month of Period Pain, Pelvic Pain, Headache, and TLR4 Responsiveness of Peripheral Blood Mononuclear Cells in Young Women with Dysmenorrhoea
Women are more likely to have a chronic pain condition than men. Over many years there has been research looking at whether her higher levels of estrogen increase her risk of chronic pain.