A STUDY OF PELVIC PAIN IN WOMEN IN THE RURAL POPULATION

Ravindra Y M, Raju Hanumant Patil

Abstract


Background:

Pelvic pain is not an uncommon complaint in women, and its diagnosis and management can be taxing at times. Acute pelvic pain is an emergency and requires prompt and selective investigations to deal with the condition. Treatment is either medical or surgical. Chronic pelvic pain can be very debilitating. In some rare cases even after extensive investigations, the diagnosis may not be arrived at and the treatment remains empirical. While chronic pelvic pain mainly affects women in the reproductive age group, acute pain can occur at all ages.


Keywords


Pelvic Pain, Women, Acute, Chronic, Investigations, Management.

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