Pelvic pain Is common in women and can be caused by a wide variety of conditions or diseases most of which are benign but some do require urgent medical attention.
Pelvic pain is usually differentiated as acute or chronic.
Acute – usually comes on suddenly and is severe, this often results in an admission to hospital as an emergency.
Chronic – lasts for months and maybe constant or intermittent pain
In women who are not pregnant, there are several common causes of acute pelvic pain, which include:
There are several common causes of pelvic chronic pain including: