Chronic pelvic pain. Presented by: DR Afsar tabatabai. Definition. Nonmenstrual pain of 6 months duration or greater, localized to the pelvis, anterior abdominal wall below the pelvis, or lower back, severe enough to result in functional disability or require medical or surgical treatment.
Chronic pelvic pain
Presented by: DR Afsartabatabai
characterized by urgency, frequency, or pain in the absence of a urinary tract infection or malignancy.
distending the bladder cystoscopically under anesthesia
diet, exercise, smoking cessation, transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation, bladder training, medications, bladder distention, or bladder instillation.
- recurrent abdominal pain or discomfort that is present for at least 3 months
- with onset at least 6 months previous
and at least two of the following clinical features:
(a) improvement with defecation
(b) onset associated with a change in frequency of stool
(c) onset associated with a change in the form (appearance) of stools.