Pelvic Pain & Post-menopausal Female
Pelvic pain during or after sex can be a warning sign of a vascular disorder. This a debilitating pain lasting 6 months or more. Women need to be aware and tell the difference between gynecological pelvic pain and pelvic pain of a vascular origin. This article will shed light on chronic pelvic pain of a vascular origin. Most importantly women will discover what is pelvic pain telling you about venous insufficiency in that region, and when to visit a vascular specialist instead of your gynecologist (ObGYN).
PAD treatment is necessary to limit the progression of the disease. Once the PAD progresses it may reduce mobility, increases the chances of heart attack, increase chances of limb loss depending on the stage, and reduces the quality of life.
The patients are given the option to proceed with an arterial procedure and avoid major complications in the future.
May-Thurner Syndrome, also commonly known as iliac vein compression is an overlooked diagnosis that poses as an anatomical risk factor for deep venous thrombosis of the lower extremity.
This rare condition was described by May and Thurner in 1957 as compression of the left common iliac vein by the contralateral right common iliac artery against the posterior fifth lumbar vertebral body resulting in venous outflow obstruction.
Attention Maryland, D.C., and Virginia Residents Who are Suffering from Pelvic Pain
Read this if you live in the District of Columbia (DC), Maryland, or Virginia (DMV) area and are suffering from Chronic Pelvic Pain lasting 6 months or longer.
There are several vascular conditions that cause women to experience ongoing pain that can interfere with their ability to take part in and enjoy daily life. Here are two vascular disorders that can cause chronic pelvic pain in women.
1. Pelvic Congestion Syndrome (PCS) causes chronic pain in the pelvic area, lower abdomen, and thighs.
Many of my patients come to me with leg pain and it is my job to help determine the source of that pain. Sometimes, it can be difficult, even for a medical provider, to help make this determination.
Below are some of the most common reasons for leg pain, and some strategies for feeling better.
Please note, however, that some of these conditions are serious and require immediate medical attention. Don’t put off seeking medical attention for new or worsening leg symptoms, and make sure you speak to a healthcare provider before starting any new regimen.
Many people with advanced vascular disease develop leg discoloration or feet discoloration. This can appear as darkening or redness of the skin or a rash-like appearance. Sometimes, the discoloration changes depending on the elevation of the leg.
The presence of vulvar varicosities is not an easy topic to discuss with female patients. The condition can be a source of unnecessary anxiety and embarrassment. The good news is that there may be a permanent solution to these unsightly veins that the Center for Vascular Medicine (CVM) can offer in the outpatient setting.