Is My Pelvic Pain Endometriosis?

Causes of Pelvic PainMany women with endometriosis who suffer from pelvic pain will also have co-existing urogynecological disorders that contribute to their symptoms. Sometimes one disorder may mask other co-occurring disorders and it takes a skilled physician to correctly differentiate the many possible sources of pelvic pain.

While endometriosis is a leading cause of pelvic pain, pelvic pain is often multifactorial in origin – it can stem from multiple causes.

The following conditions commonly co-occur with endometriosis and represent additional causes of pelvic pain:

Adhesions
Adenomyosis
Interstitial cystitis (painful bladder syndrome)
Pelvic floor muscle spasm
Fibroids
Uterine retroversion
Uterine prolapse
Pelvic congestion
Ovarian cysts
Ovarian torsion
Abdominal wall neuropathy
Pudendal neuropathy and pudendal nerve entrapment (PNE)
Ovarian remnant syndrome
Foreign body
Hernia
Appendicitis
Food sensitivities and food allergies
Generalized visceral hypersensitivity
Vulvodynia
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Is My Pelvic Pain Endometriosis?
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Is my pelvic pain endometriosis? Learn more about the symptoms of endometriosis and if this may be the cause of your pelvic pain and painful periods.

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Summary
Article Name
Is My Pelvic Pain Endometriosis?
Description
Is my pelvic pain endometriosis? Learn more about the symptoms of endometriosis and if this may be the cause of your pelvic pain and painful periods.