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Pelvic Pain

Conditions Related to Pelvic Pain

There are a number of potentially related conditions to pelvic pain—conditions of which the pain may itself be a symptom.

  • Adenomyosis (uterine thickening that occurs when endometrial tissue moves to the muscular outer uterine walls)
  • Ectopic pregnancy (a pregnancy that occurs outside the uterus)
  • Endometriosis (when uterine cells grow in other parts of the body)
  • Menstrual cramps
  • Miscarriage
  • Mittelschmerz or ovulation pain (a one-sided, lower abdominal pain that occurs around the time of ovulation)
  • Ovarian cysts
  • Ovarian cancer or other types of reproductive cancer
  • Pelvic inflammatory disease, or PID (an infection of the reproductive organs)
  • Uterine fibroids (abnormal growths on the uterine wall)

Locations for Pelvic Pain