Pelvic Pain? Is it really Pelvic Congestion Syndrome?
Chronic pelvic pain is defined as pain in the lower abdomen/pelvis lasting longer than 6 months and effects approximately 15-40% of women aged 20-50yo. 60% of women who suffer from pelvic pain never get a proper diagnosis. Many of these women undergo extensive workups for numerous gynecologic or musculoskeletal sources of the pain but are eventually told there is nothing wrong with them. Are these women crazy? Or is there something else going on that we as Physicians are fa