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.
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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.