Chronic pelvic pain is one of the most common reasons that women visit the gynecologist. At times it may seem like there is no practical solution for pelvic pain, which can be discouraging for many patients. Most people don't realize that pelvic pain can be a symptom of a vascular condition. Our team of highly trained doctors can work with you to find the best type of treatment for your unique needs.
The main sign of Pelvic Congestion Syndrome is how long the pressure lasts, pain while intercourse, and after intercourse, and a high degree of discomfort during menstruation. Pain during or after sex is not the only symptom. Other symptoms include:
Chronic pelvic pain is a medical condition that many women suffer from. Urinary, reproductive, and gastrointestinal conditions may cause women to have pelvic pain, however, there are other circumstances that may be causing the pain.
Pelvic Congestion Syndrome is caused by varicose veins in the lower abdomen that have poor blood flow. A patient may also suffer from May-Thurner Syndrome that is caused by a compression of the iliac veins.
At the Center for Vascular Medicine, we see patients every day who have been suffering with the symptoms and side effects of Pelvic Congestions Syndrome (PCS) or May-Thurner Syndrome, both under-diagnosed conditions that can be treated successfully by our physicians with minimally invasive procedures.