Tag Archives: pelvic pain

New podcast covers pelvic pain, endometriosis and fertility

Endometriosis affects about 7 million women in the United States. It impacts the fertility of reproductive-age women, and can cause back and pelvic pain. In our latest podcast, Dr. Alan Martinez discusses the many contraception choices available, the right way … Continue reading

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Endometriosis: Immune cell discovery could provide relief for women with ‘hidden’ pain disorder

A key cause for the pelvic pain experienced by women with endometriosis has been uncovered, potentially opening new opportunities for pain relief for the condition. Researchers in the United Kingdom have discovered how cells in our immune system play a … Continue reading

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Is a chlamydia vaccine at hand?

Researchers have made progress toward the first ever vaccine for chlamydia, after revealing how a novel antigen reduced symptoms triggered by the bacterium Chlamydia trachomatis – the most common cause of the disease. Chlamydia is one of the most common sexually transmitted infections in the … Continue reading

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Pelvic pain? You’re not alone

Do you feel pain in your pelvic area for no known reason? If you do, you are far from alone. In fact, a high proportion of reproductive-age women may be experiencing pelvic pain that goes untreated, according to a study … Continue reading

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Pelvic pain often untreated

Untreated pelvic pain is common among U.S. women in their childbearing years, a new study reveals. The findings suggest that even during routine visits, doctors should ask women about pelvic pain, the investigators said. “Our study suggests that many reproductive-age … Continue reading

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Pelvic pain should not be overlooked

Many women have pain in their pelvis (lower part of the belly) from time to time, usually during their period. However, if you have daily pelvic pain, it could be a sign of a bigger problem—one that may be a … Continue reading

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