Whether you regularly suffer from severe menstrual cramps or are suddenly experiencing serious discomfort, pelvic pain is never something you should ignore. At Signature Women’s Healthcare, with offices in Lithonia and Lawrenceville, Georgia, you can meet with a dedicated OB/GYN who carefully diagnoses you and gets to the root of your pelvic pain. Find out more by booking a pelvic pain evaluation online or by calling any office to speak with a team member directly.
Pelvic pain could certainly be a sign of an abnormal issue with your reproductive organs. But you also have multiple connective tissues, digestive organs, and urinary tract components (to name a few) that could be causing your discomfort.
Acute or chronic pelvic pain could be linked to:
One of the most common causes of pelvic pain is endometriosis, a condition that leads to the growth of endometrial tissue outside of your uterus.
Since your case of pelvic pain could be caused by a serious medical condition that warrants treatment, it’s important to have a comprehensive evaluation as soon as possible.
The highly skilled team at Signature Women’s Healthcare encourages you to come in anytime you’re experiencing pelvic discomfort that comes on suddenly, doesn’t resolve or improve within a few days, or seems different from normal menstrual cramps. It’s particularly important to have a pelvic pain evaluation if your discomfort is associated with:
With on-site ultrasound imaging available at Signature Women’s Healthcare and lab services available, you can receive a fast diagnosis so you can get started on treatment right away.
Treating pelvic pain depends on the underlying cause and the severity of your symptoms. Your pelvic pain treatment plan can include:
The expert OB/GYNs at Signature Women’s Healthcare also provide minimally invasive surgery for both diagnostic and treatment purposes.
For instance, if you have endometriosis that is suspected to be inhibiting your ability to become pregnant, your OB/GYN can use a laparoscope to view your reproductive organs and remove the abnormal growths during an outpatient procedure.
Before suffering from pelvic pain another day, schedule an exam at Signature Women’s Healthcare. Click on the online scheduler or call the office nearest you directly.