Pelvic Pain in Females
Alternate Names : Lower Abdominal Pain, Abdominal Cramping
What are the treatments for the condition?
Specific treatment for pelvic
pain depends on the cause of the pain. Treatment may include:
nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) such as ibuprofen or
oral contraceptives to stop pain caused by ovulation
What are the side effects of the treatments?
Side effects to treatment will depend on the treatment used. There may be stomach upset, diarrhea, or allergic
reaction to antibiotics. There may be stomach upset, ulcers and
bleeding, or allergic reaction to NSAIDs. NSAIDs may also affect the liver and kidneys. Treatments that require surgery pose a risk of bleeding, infection, and allergic reaction to anesthesia.
What happens after treatment for the condition?
What happens after treatment depends on the success of the treatment and the cause of the pain. For example, those who pass a kidney stone on their own or have it removed may not need any further treatment. Those with cancer may need long-term treatment for the cancer and may die if treatment is unsuccessful.
How is the condition monitored?
Any new or worsening
symptoms should be reported to the healthcare provider.